Standard Fiber Optic Adapters
Fiber optic adapters that are classified into standard adapters are the most common type of fiber optic adapters that are utilized in the market such as FC fiber optic adapter, SC fiber optic adapter, ST fiber optic adapter and LC fiber optic adapter. Standard fiber optic adapters are available in a number of variations like simplex, duplex and even quad duplex supporting a different number of optical fibers.
Hybrid or Special Fiber Optic Adapters
Hybrid fiber optic adapters are available and these provide the 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.