Support Hub - Fiber Termination Tools

Topic

This article covers the following topics:

  • How do I terminate fiber?
  • How do I terminate Corning Unicam LC or ST fiber connectors?
  • What tools do I need to terminate fiber?
  • What are Daktronics fiber specifications?
  • What fiber terminations do I use?
  • What are the Daktronics part numbers for fiber terminations?
  • How do I clean fiber terminations?
  • How do I clean fiber transceivers?

Environment

  • Corning Unicam LC and ST fiber ends
  • Fiber Termination Tools, Replacement Parts and Consumables
  • Termination Kits
  • Fiber Specifications

Steps

Corning Unicam LC and ST fiber ends

Require the use of a Corning UniCam Termination Kit (Dak part# TH-1119). Kit TH-1119 includes a Precision Cleaver. The Precision Cleaver is recommended for multi-mode and required for single mode terminations. Use of the older "Beaver Cleaver" (Bend and Break) is not recommended.

Fiber Size/Connector TypePart Number
62.5/LCP-1285
50/LC>P-1286
50/STP-1287
62.5/STP-1293
900 Single Mode/STP-1404
900 Single Mode/LCP-1405
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Fiber Termination Tools, Replacement Parts and Consumables
  • Fiber Product Parts
    • Service Partners can order parts by working with their Field Service Lead.
One-Click Cleaners
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  • TH-3382324 (2.5mm)2.5 fiber.png
Precision Cleavers Bend and Break Cleavers "Beaver Cleaver" (NOT Precision Cleavers) 

DO NOT USE! These Cleavers are UNSUITABLE for use in terminating Fiber Optics.
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Termination Kits
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  • Corning UniCam-How to terminate written instructions using TKT-Unicam-PFC kit can be found here
  • Corning UniCam-Video Instructions
  • How to Clean Fiber Terminations and Transceivers using One-Click Cleaner can be found here

Fiber Specifications

Corning Field Installable Fiber Optic Connector Tool Kit

The standard UniCam connector installation tool kit (TKT-UniCam) is a basic installation tool kit used to terminate all UniCam connector styles, including SC, LC and ST compatible connectors. This is the standard fiber optic tool kit, part number th-1119, used by Daktronics to terminate fiber optic cabling.

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UniCam Connector Installation Manual

KB ID: DD3011924


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