How Much Do you Know about MTP Cassettes and Cable Assemblies?

Nowadays, #MPO/#MTP connectors are popularly applied in data center. With its quick development,MTP cassettes and cable assemblies have been also developed. However, how much do you know about them? Well, whether you have a good knowledge of it or not, I believe you will learn a lot after reading this article.

Introductions and Functions
MTP cassettes and cable assemblies take their name from the MPO/MTP connector, designed and introduced as a performance version of MPO connectors. MTP fiber system is an innovative product. Each MTP connector contains 12 fibers or 6 duplex channels in a connector that is smaller than most duplex connectors.

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A standard MTP cassette has one port in the back with a MTP coupler awaiting connection with an MTP cable assembly having 12 fibers in the connector. The MTP cable is plugged into the back and gets through the adaptor. The cable connects to another MTP assembly inside the cassette that “fans out” to 12 SC or LC connections. One MTP cable can connect up 12 different ports.