EN IEC 61300-2-43:2022

Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 2-43: Tests - Screen testing of return loss of single-mode PC optical fibre connectors EN IEC 61300-2-43:2022

Publication date:   Feb 15, 2023

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60.60 Standard published   Oct 7, 2022


CLC/TC 86BXA Fibre optic interconnect, passive and connectorised components

European Norm

33.180.20   Fibre optic interconnecting devices



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<!-- NEW! -->IEC 61300-2-43:2022 is available as <a href="https://webstore.iec.ch/publication/78657">IEC 61300-2-43:2022 RLV</a> which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.</br></br>IEC 61300-2-43: 2022 aims at screening single-mode physical contact (PC) optical fibre connector plugs of an optical fibre patch cord or an optical fibre pigtail in terms of return loss, thus ensuring minimum return loss when the connector plugs are randomly mated with each other in the field. This document is intended to apply to cylindrical ferrule connector plugs. This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2014. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition: addition of Clause 3 containing terms, definitions, and abbreviated terms.

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EN 61300-2-43:2014


EN IEC 61300-2-43:2022
60.60 Standard published
Oct 7, 2022