ST connector


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ST connector

(Straight Tip connector) A fiber-optic cable connector that uses a bayonet plug and socket. It was the first de facto standard connector for most commercial wiring. For bi-directional transmission, two fiber cables and two ST connectors are used. ST is specified by the TIA as FOCIS-2. See fiber-optic connectors and FOCIS.


ST Connector
The ST uses a half-twist bayonet type of lock to keep the connection secure.
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Among the features that have helped the ST connector supplant FSMA connectors as the industry standard are lower insertion loss, and the quick-release bayonet coupling in place of the multiturn threaded coupling.
All Fiber To Building End Points Must Have Pre-terminated Pigtails With St Connectors.
And have been developed by a series of fiber optic special connectors types such as FC, SC, LC, ST connectors for input or output.