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Press Release 22 June 2021

MTP® Fibre-Optic Fiber-Optic Feedthrough Connector

Secure through-panel connection for high-speed data transfer.

From CLIFF Electronics.



CLIFF Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectors and test equipment, have introduced a new addition to their market-leading feedthrough connector range. The US Conec MTP® brand MPO feedthrough connector allows fast and reliable through-panel connection of standard 12 to 72 multi-mode optical fibre fiber cables.


US Conec MTP brand MPO feedthrough connector


Demand for MTP (MPO) connectivity is being driven by the development of 40 Gbit/s and 100 Gbit/s ethernet transceivers with MPO ports. These are commonly used for data transmission over short distances to connect data centre center switch ports and for connecting multi-mode transceivers to other 10 G host equipment such as routers, switchers, servers and storage in existing networks.


To ensure reliable connectivity the connector body is made from black, nickel plated, die-cast zinc and the insert made from ABS / PC rated to UL 94 V-0. It features a restraining clamp for secure cable connection and a dust cover is available for when the connector is not in use.


John Hall, managing director of CLIFF Electronics. comments,

“The latest data processing technologies require the fastest transfer speeds and interconnects that can be relied upon for trouble-free operation. Our new fibre-optic fiber-optic feedthrough connector gives system builders an ideal solution for control and patch panel assembly. It may be mounted on rack panels alongside other connectors from our extensive feedthrough range.”


The standard range of feedthrough connectors from CLIFF mount into an industry standard XLR-format, 24 mm diameter, cut-out. This allows 16 connectors to be conveniently mounted on 19 rack panels which can be supplied pre-assembled. Applications include audio, broadcast, AV, communications installations, medical, education, research and industrial control.


the fastest transfer speeds and interconnects


The recently introduced space-saving DualSLIM feedthrough connector series is just 19 mm wide allowing 20 connectors to be assembled on a 19″ rack panel. In addition to the applications above the DualSLIM is commonly used for NUCs and mini-PCs, such as the Raspberry Pi.


US Conec MTP (MPO) feedthrough socket


The complete range of Cliff feedthrough connectors are in full production and available direct or via major international distributors.



Quality has always been of prime importance.



CLIFF feedthrough connectors and accessories


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About CLIFF Electronics.

CLIFF Electronic Components Limited was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff has subsequently greatly expanded its’ products and services to become a high quality supplier to most professional and industrial markets. As both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of its’ product range has established Cliff as a prime source for components. As a UK manufacturer, CLIFF is able to respond quickly to customer’s needs for both standard products and custom designs.


CLIFF manufactures audio, optical and power connectors and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, lighting connectors, terminal posts, connection blocks, motors and assembly aids. It can also provide a wide range of leads including audio, instrument and power.


CLIFF has extensive expertise in moulding molding and metalwork. It can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised customized components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding, injection-molding, blow-moulding, blow-molding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminium aluminum extrusion, finishing and printing.


CLIFF has the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. CLIFF’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of CLIFF products are covered by approvals from organisations organizations such as UL and VDE.


For more information, please contact us.


CLIFF Electronics logo with PCB background

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
76 Holmethorpe Avenue,
Holmethorpe Industrial Estate,

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
10580 N McCarran Blvd,
Suite 115-587,
NV 89503


Telephone: +44 (0)1737 771375 +1 707 746 8090

Fax: +44 (0)1737 766012 +1 707 746 8092




PR093  22 June 2021 |