Patent Number: 6,250,816

Title: Cable connector plate and method for interconnecting ends of fiber optic cable

Abstract: A cable connector plate interconnects ends of fiber optic cable. The connector plate includes a base having opposing front and back sides. At least three adapters are carried by the base and have respective axially-aligned end portions extending outwardly from each of the front and back sides of the base. The adapters receive and interconnect ends of fiber optic cable in optical alignment. The adapters are disposed at respective distinct angles relative to a notional plane facing either of the front and back sides of the base.

Inventors: Johnston; Dare P. (Hickory, NC), Mattei; Michael (Smithtown, NY), Auteri; Robert P. (Manorville, NY), Hani; Erwin F. (Charlotte, NC), Herda; Michael T. (Charlotte, NC), Muske; Steven J. (Batavia, OH), Suttie; David W. (Onalaska, WI)

Assignee: Tyco Electronics Corporation

International Classification: G02B 6/38 (20060101); G02B 6/44 (20060101); G02B 006/36 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018