The Micropol expanded beam technology
All the Micropol Fiberoptic expanded beam connectors, FALCON and PROCON, are according to MIL-DTL-83526/20&21 and Micropol Fiberoptic are the supplier of choice to the Swedish Armed Forces in all environments where reliable field tactical communication is a must.
Both the expanded beam connectors have a range from 2-12 channels and are available in both multi-mode and single-mode. The material is made from hard anodized aluminum but can be made in marine bronze and stainless steel. The expanded beams are tested for operating temperatures between -57 to + 85 Celsius, with 100 degrees Celsius as an option, and are all according to IP67 standard. All are hermaphroditic and are therefore compatible with most of the other brands on the market.
The Falcon expanded beam connectors are the results of decades of development and hard testing to meet the world’s toughest specifications. The patent pending technology developed by Micropol has by far the best optical performance in the world, and are outperforming the NATO standard (<1,2dB. The Falcon expanded beam connector Junior size are the only one on the market with an optional transmission on 40 Gbit/s.