Fiber Optic Adapters

Fiber optic adapters are used to connect fiber optic cables together. They are designed for both singlemode and multimode cables. Fiber optic adapters are usually used to connect with connectors of similar types.  Fiber optic adapters are classified into standard adapters which are the common adapters available such as FC adapter, SC adapter, ST adapter and LC adapter. Standard adapters are available in a number of variations like simplex, duplex and even quad duplex. Hybrid fiber optic adapters are available and these provide flexibility of connecting different connector types. Special fiber optic adapters are also available for special requirements such as the bare fiber adapters and male to female adapters. 

Fiber optic adapters are classified as below: