The standard LC duplex connector is encased in a rugged metal housing. The FO fibres are in physical contact when connected. The automatically closing protective cap with silicone seal provides protection from dirt and water ingress to IP 65 rating. Other features proven in practice include the push-pull lock and extra-strong strain relief. This extra-slim two-strand FO cable (external diameter less than 6 mm) delivers transmission rates of 10 Gbit/s over distances of up to 300 m. Its highly flexible design, featuring 500 μm primary coating and 900 µm tight buffered fibre layers, protects the conductors (2 x 50/125 µm, OM3, multimode) from external influences while keeping bending radius to a minimum. The individual optical fibres are protected and separated by an extra thick acrylate layer. Ultra-low attenuation of less than 0.7 dB/km ensures superb signal quality throughout the entire transmission distance.