Patent Number: 6,296,398

Title: Fiber connector and adapter

Abstract: Fiberoptic connector and adapter assembly includes a fiberoptic connector received within an adapter. The connector has a cover on the connector housing. The cover pivots between open and closed positions to expose or cover, respectively, a optical fiber contained within the connector. Longitudinal guides of the connector are received cooperating with longitudinal guides of the adapter to direct the connector into the adapter in a prescribed alignment. A cam pin is carried on the adapter to engage a cam pin receiving slot o the cover to urge the cover to the open position as the connector is inserted into the adapter.

Inventors: Lu; Liang-Ju (Eden Prairie, MN)

Assignee: ADC Telecommunications, Inc.

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

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018