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November 11, 2021.

The acronyms SC, LC, FC and ST refer to the most common types of optical connectors in FTTH applications and data networks. As for the PC/UPC/APC terminology, it refers to the type of polishing applied to the optical terminal (ferrule) which makes possible laser light pulses to cross through two optical fibers.

Then, for example, a typical FTTH pigtail with an SC/APC connector is referring to an SC connector with an APC polishing.

Connectors, polishings and colors: An easy guide

The optical fibre connector types

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