CraftSmart FiberFirst Pedestal

The CraftSmart® FiberFirst Pedestal provides a secure, above-ground access point for drop cable and/or splitter deployment. Optimized for fiber-only deployments and offering configuration flexibility to suit the needs of the network, the unique “open canvas” design provides mounting options for a wide range of Clearfield® products, including the PON Insert, splice only tray, YOURx-Terminal and the MPT Terminal.

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Product Details

Clearfield’s CraftSmart product line provides physical fiber protection for delivering a turn-key passive solution from the central office/headend to the customer premise. The CraftSmart FiberFirst Pedestal provides the most cost-effective non-metallic enclosures in the industry - meeting and exceeding the industry standards for strength, reliability and environmental concerns.

Designed and tested to withstand the harshest of environmental conditions, including UV, chemical and impact resistance, the FiberFirst Pedestal consists of a base and 2 part interlocking removable cover. The rear wall of the cover includes built in multi-use backplane for mounting various products inside of the pedestal. Two industry standard telco security screws (216) are used to attach and lock the cover to the base.

The base of the pedestal includes a built-in feature that allows the customer to add a ground stake to the pedestal.

The FiberFirst Pedestal is designed for maximum flexibility and can be deployed in multiple applications. One pedestal for all applications, eliminating the need for multiple pedestals and reducing the SKU’s, allowing the customer to reduce costs.

Splice Only

The CraftSmart Smart FiberFirst Pedestal incorporates field-tested slack management and fiber splice trays to provide a craft-friendly, splice only access solution. The splice only pedestal configuration supports the specific drop cable, multi-fiber and ring cut requirements. 

PON Configuration

The FieldSmart 144 Port PON Pedestal Insert for Direct Bury is housed in the CraftSmart FiberFirst Pedestal and provides a cost-effective solution to service up to 144-homes within a Clearview® optimized design for PON applications. Accepting up to 13 Clearview Cassettes and five WaveSmart® Ruggedized or High Density Splitters, the PON in Pedestal scales to meet the network requirements when placing a larger PON cabinet is not desired or cost-effective. Providing the ultimate future- proof flexibility, the Pedestal Insert can be deployed as a drop only pedestal, then easily converted to a distributed PON solution when required.

The FieldSmart 144-Port PON Pedestal Insert incorporates field-tested designs to provide a solution that is easily installed and modified. Whether your environment calls for splice only drops or demands the sophistication of a Clearview Cassette solution, a FieldSmart Pedestal Insert can be configured to support multiple access point configurations. Compatible with a variety of RUS listed pedestals, the insert provides splicing and/or interconnect connectivity with slack-storage for drop cable scenarios or mid-span and ring-cut functionality for up to a 288 OSP fiber sheath.

Features & Benefits

Integrity

  • Constructed of durable, UV resistant material for maximum security and service life
  • Two part system – 2 part bolt together base and interlocking 2 part pedestal covers, all made with a high impact resistant TPO material
  • Designed to meet and exceed GR-13

Protection

  • Two-part interlocking cover provides protection from the elements.
  • Two Industry Standard Telco security screws (216) attaches cover to base
  • Direct bury base provides a uniform and secure installation, while reducing the chances of leaning or tilting

Access

  • Removable front cover provides complete access to inside of pedestal
  • Built in multi-use backplane integrated into rear cover provides multiple mounting options for a wide variety of equipment

Investment

  • High strength rigid construction ensures long term reliability in the harshest environments
  • Multi-use pedestal can be used and deployed in multiple applications, eliminating the need for multiple specialty pedestals and reducing SKU’s

Technical Specifications

CraftSmart FiberFirst Pedestal

Specification Description
Dimensions (Cover and Base) 13.92” W x 12.90” D x 41.10” T
Cover Only Dimensions 13.92”W x 12.20” D x 30.27” T
Base Only Dimensions 16.71”W x 16.36” S x 10.83” T
Cover Material High Impact resistant TPO
Base Material High Impact resistant TPO
Mounting Options Direct Buried or Vault Mount
Security/Locking 2 - Cupped Telco Security (216) Screws Lock Cover to Base
Ground Bar Include with each Pedestal
Ground Stake Bracket molded into base. Customer supplied ground stake.
Application PON Insert (up to 144 dist. ports), Splice Only Option, YOURx-Terminal, MPT Terminal

Splice Only Pedestal

Specification Description
Dimensions (Cover and Base) 13.92” W x 12.90” D x 41.10” T
Cover Height 13.92” W x 12.20” D x 30.27” T
Base Height (Buried) 16.71” W x 16.36” D x 10.83” T
Material High Impact Resistant TPO Plastic
Density Up to 144 Splices
Number of Splice Trays Up to 12
Splice Capacity 24 splices in each splice tray
Splice Tray Dimensions 10 mm H x 163 mm W x 126 mm D

FieldSmart 144 Port PON 

Specification

Description
Dimensions (Insert Only) 11.6” W x 11.30” D x 17.81” T
Port Density 144
Feeder/Express Ports 12
Cassette Supported Clearview Blue Cassette
Connector Types SC/UPC, SC/APC, LC/UPC, LC/APC
Cable Types Indoor/Outdoor, Outdoor, Outdoor Armored
Splice Capacity 12 splices in each Clearview Cassette
Splitter Slots 5 - Accepts either WaveSmart HD Or Ruggedized Splitters