ITWissen.info - Tech know how online

ESCON connector

The ESCON connector is a fibre-optic connector for channel connections in the mainframe sector.

ESCON

ESCON

connector The Escon connector is related to the MIC connector and has the advantage of saving space and costs in the mainframe world compared to conventional channel connections.

The Escon connector has a push-pull locking mechanism, it is made of plastic, has a 2.5 mm ferrule made of zirconia and an insertion loss of about 0.5 dB.

Unlike the FDDI connector, the ferrules of the ESCON connector are spring-loaded and retract.

Informationen zum Artikel
Englisch: ESCON connector
Updated at: 25.09.2007
#Words: 138
Links:
Translations: DE