FieldSmart Fiber Distribution Hub (FDH) 96-Port PON Cabinet

Clearfield’s FieldSmart PON Fiber Distribution Hub (FDH) Cabinet family provides an interconnect environment from the feeder network through the optical passive splitter to the distribution network. Designed for the outside plant environment, these cabinets provide a single distribution point to deploy FTTx and are ideal for residential, MDUs and business class environments. Providing distribution scalability from 12 to 864 ports, network architecture can be maximized for both existing subscribers as well as future growth opportunities.
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Product Details

The FieldSmart 96-Port PON FDH Cabinet is the smallest PON cabinet in the Clearfield product offering, measuring 24.2” H x 13.5” W x 10.7” D. Designed for pole or wall mounted deployment, this cabinet exterior was modeled after our existing FDH cabinet line, while the interior bulkhead was modeled after our pedestal mounted PON insert, offering up to 12 feeder/express ports and up to 96 distribution ports.

The 96-Port PON FDH Cabinet is available in the following options:

  • Empty Cabinet
  • Patch and Splice Cabinet
  • Patch Only Cabinet

Adding Clearfeld’s Clearview® Blue Cassettes as needed allows the provider to align capital expenditures with their customer take-rates.

Features & Benefits

  • Terminations are designed, tested and certified to Telcordia GR-326
  • Clearfield® FiberDeep® Guarantee: 0.2 dB insertion loss or less, exceeding industry standards
  • Fiber cable certified to Telcordia GR-20 and GR-409. Designed, tested and certified to Telcordia GR-3125
  • Cabinet constructed with 0.064 aluminum, powder coated for additional protection
  • 300 series stainless steel fasteners used on all cabinets
  • 12-fiber Clearview Cassette protects fiber from environmental and human factors
  • WaveSmart® Ruggedized Splitters are built with ruggedized jacketing and bend-insensitive fiber for all input and output legs
  • Pyramid roof and venting provide additional protection in all environments
  • Clearview Cassette allows for quick visual troubleshooting without opening cassette
  • Front and rear access doors
  • Bottom exit/entrance for fiber cables
  • Compact design allows for quick and secure pole or wall mount installation and deployment
  • Fiber is deployed in increments of 12, providing the users the ability to scale from 12 ports to full capacity, aligning capital investment with network layout or subscriber revenue
  • Express ports allow for extensions or parallel networks through the cabinet
  • Patch and splice configurations eliminate costs associated with additional hand-holes and splice cases

Technical Specifications

Specification Detail
Dimensions  24.2” H x 13.5” W x 10.7” D (does not include pole/wall mount brackets)
Empty Cabinet Weight Approx. 30 lbs.
Mounting Options Pole/Wall Mount – brackets included with each cabinet; No riser available for this cabinet
Feeder/Express Capacity 12 – in a Clearview Blue Cassette
Distribution Capacity Up to 96 in Clearview Blue Cassettes
Cable Entrance Ports 4
Access Doors on both sides allow complete access to cabinet
Splitters Capacity Up to 5 WaveSmart Ruggedized Splitters
Security 4 Quarter Turn Latches with Pin in Hex Key
Material/Thickness .064” Aluminum with Almond Powder Coat Paint