FieldSmart Fiber Scalability Center (FSC) Hub Collapse Cabinet (HCC)

The FieldSmart Hub Collapse Cabinet (HCC) provides a centralized location within a service provider’s network that houses both fiber terminations and optical components. This eliminates the need for a physical “hub” location, thereby saving land, maintenance and permitting expenses. Service providers increase revenue by collapsing multiple locations into one centralized service point. 

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Product Details

The FieldSmart Hub Collapse Cabinet (HCC) is designed for the cable operator looking to separate their passive infrastructure from the electronics without the need for a traditional, and expensive, standard hub architecture. Hub collapse environments allow passive architecture to be placed in the most craft-friendly place for circuit and wavelength allocation and associated MAC (moves, adds, and changes) work - on the ground. Providing up to 120-fiber terminations using the Clearview® Cassette and up to 32 LGX compatible CWDM/ DWDM modules, the FieldSmart Hub Collapse Cabinet (HCC) separates critical active components typically protected in the node, such as Cisco’s O-Hub platform or Aurora V-Hub, and allows existing optical components to be reused throughout the network.

Clearfield’s Hub Collapse Cabinet (HCC) provides a centralized location that will accommodate both optical components and fiber terminations, making it an ideal solution for service providers looking to maximize existing fibers within their network. With a small footprint (32” H x 16.78” W x 16.9” D - 812.80 mm x 1426.21 mm x 429.26 mm), real estate costs can be minimized with a variety of mounting options (pole, pad or vault mount).

Features & Benefits

Integrity

  • Terminations are designed and tested to Telcordia GR-326
  • Clearfield® FiberDeep® Guarantee: 0.2 dB insertion loss or less, exceeding industry standards
  • Designed to comply to Telcordia GR-20, GR-409, GR-487, GR-1221 and GR-1209
  • Designed to meet NEMA 4 specifications
  • Constructed with 0.125 (3.125 mm)aluminum
  • Powder coated for additional protection
  • 300 series stainless steel fasteners used on all cabinets

Protection

  • 12-fiber Clearview Cassette protects fiber from environmental and human factors
  • Rugged cable clamps protect the OSP cable breakouts from twisting and pistoning
  • Patch only buffer tubes are fully protected with ruggedized bend-limiting tubing
  • Snake skin sleeving provides additional buffer tube slack storage protection and manageability for patch and splice (Clearfield’s in-cassette splicing solution) configurations

Access

  • Clearview Cassette allows for quick visual troubleshooting with opening cassette
  • Front access to pre-terminated assemblies with Clearview removable adapter plate
  • Easy two captive fasteners for quick removal of individual cassettes for trouble shooting, splicing or replacing
  • Front and rear access doors
  • Top exit available on HCC Cabinet
  • Optional ground/locate box available

Investment

  • 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 jacketed IFC cabling, hand-holes and splice cases
  • Eliminates building costs and permits for physical hub location structures

Technical Specifications

Specification Detail
Dimensions (without riser) 32” H x 16.78” W x 16.9” D (812.80 mm x 426.21 mm x 429.26 mm)
Weight 54 lbs (24.49 kg)
Port Density 120 can add five additional cassettes - 60 ports per LGX slot using adapter plates
LGX Compatible Bulkhead Slots 32
Cassette Types Supported Clearview Blue
Connector Types SC/UPC, SC/APC, LC/UPC, LC/APC
Cable Types Indoor/Outdoor, Outdoor (Riser/Non-Rated), Outdoor Armored (Riser/Non-Rated)
Splice Capacity 12 splices in each Clearview Cassette
Cables Entrances 6
Recommended Jumper Length Two meters
Mounting Options (Hoist Kits are included with each cabinet) Vault mount; pole mount; pad mount
Standard Riser Base 4”; 6 lbs (101.60 mm; 2.72 kg)
Optional Riser Base 12”; 12 lbs (304.80 mm; 5.44 kg)
Material 0.125 aluminum with almond powder coating