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SN EZ-Flip


The SN® connector is the ultimate Base-2 connector combining ‘best-in-class’ packing density with carrier-grade performance and reliability. Designed and optimized for next-generation data rates, the SN® connector offers network operators the chance to densify their existing legacy infrastructure whilst at the same time providing an upgrade path to 400G and beyond. The SN EZ-Flip connector allows technicians to switch polarity in the field without disrupting fibers or repositioning ferrules. Not only can the polarity be changed with UPC ferrules, but APC connectors can also be polarity-flipped thanks to the unique orientation of the angled ferrules.

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  • Polarity switchable patch cord connector
  • Accepts up to 2.0 mm cable
  • IEC random mating Grade B
  • Designed for OSFP/QSFP-DD break out
Parameters Single-mode Multimode
SM Premium Low Loss SM Premium SM Premium Low Loss SM Premium Premium
Typical Insertion Loss (dB) 0.05 0.08 0.07 0.12 0.05
Max Insertion Loss (dB) 0.15 0.20 0.15 0.25 0.15
Typical Return Loss (dB) ≥55dB ≥65dB ≥25dB
Operating Temperature (°C) -40°C to +75°C
Durability <0.2dB typical change, 500 mating’s
Ferrule Ø 125µm 127µm

* Per random mating testing IEC 61753-1

  • High-density patching
  • QSFP-DD, OSFP and SFP-DD transceiver links for higher data rates
  • Hybrid Base-2 cable assemblies combining SN and other duplex connector types
  • Hyperscale, edge, enterprise, and colocation data centers
  • Breakout cables or trunks that may require polarity change
roHS Compliant
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The SN EZ-Flip connector is a ‘Senior’ connector which means that it can be patched to the front side (Senior side) of all SN adapters.

It can also be patched to the BTW side of SC-Footprint adapters.

It cannot be patched to the BTW side of SN Compact Adapters or SN Mini adapters.