Breakout Assemblies

Breakout Assemblies are appropriate for low to mid-fiber count applications in demanding indoor and outdoor environments. Common uses include manufacturing areas, unprotected communication closets and small central offices.

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Product Details

Breakout style assemblies are easy to install and simple to terminate without the need for fan-out kits. The indoor/outdoor version of this cable is durable and OFNR rated. While it can be used indoors, it also has a -40°C to 85°C operating temperature range and the benefits of fungus, water and UV protection making it perfect for outdoor applications. The indoor/outdoor versions come standard with 2.5 mm sub units. The indoor only cable is standard with 2 mm sub units.

Features & Benefits


  • Terminations are designed and tested to Telcordia GR-326
  • Specialty rugged cable designs
  • Supports industry standard singlemode and multimode fiber


  • Rugged cable design protects against harsh indoor and outdoor environments
  • Wide variety of jacket sizes for all applications, ruggedized 3 mm, 2.5 mm and 2 mm
  • Riser and Plenum and fire retardant rated cable jackets available
  • Pulling-eye available to ease installation and for added protection


  • Industry standard terminations include SC and LC (Ask a Clearfield® representative for other available connectors)
  • Versatile cable designs well suited for in-conduit, lashed aerial and direct buried applications
  • Fiber counts from 2 to 48


  • Breakout Fiber Assemblies offer a rugged solution for deploying fiber in any indoor/outdoor optical network
  • Environmentally stable, low-insertion loss, minimal back reflection
  • All assemblies are 100% tested

Technical Specifications

Specification Description
Core Size and Type Singlemode and multimode
Fiber Count 2-fiber to 48-fiber
Jacket O.D. 2.0 mm (indoor), 2.5 mm (indoor/outdoor)
Cable Types Indoor Riser, Indoor/Outdoor (Riser)
Connector Types SC/UPC, SC/APC, LC/UPC, LC/APC
Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Breakout Length Half meter, one meter, pulling eye, custom

Minimum Performance Specifications for Terminated Singlemode Connectors

Connector Type Ferrule Material Polish Type Ins. Loss Typical Max Ins. Loss Min. Ret. Loss
SC Ceramic UPC 0.15 dB 0.30 dB 55.00 dB
LC Ceramic UPC 0.15 dB 0.30 dB 55.00 dB
SC Ceramic APC 0.20 dB 0.30 dB 65.00 dB
LC Ceramic APC 0.20 dB 0.30 dB 65.00 dB

Minimum Performance Specifications for Terminated Multimode Connectors

Connector Type Ferrule Material Polish Type Ins. Loss Typical (dB) Max. Ins. Loss (db)
SC Ceramic PC 0.25 ≤0.50
LC Ceramic PC 0.25 ≤0.50