OptiChannel Patch cord provide connections from the work area to the wall outlet or from active equipment to the patch panel. These applications include connecting to network interface cards (NIC) or to a fibre hub, router or switch. High quality zirconia ferrules for high performance and superior durability. Low mated pair insertion loss, minimum impact on signal budget. Wide temperature operating range for environmental stability. Precision engineered plastic SC housings for consistent repeatable mating.