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Coupling Field Adapter

Abstract: 

Disclosed is a coupling assembly for use in a telecommunication enclosure. The coupling assembly comprises an optical coupling mounted within the enclosure, a parking lot adapter, and a first optical fiber connector having a key on its housing. The parking lot adapter is axially aligned with and fitted to a first side of the optical coupling. The first optical fiber connector is inserted into the parking lot adapter and is movable between two stable positions. The two stable positions consist of a connected position and a disconnected position.

Patent Number: 
8,734,027
Date Of Issue: 
05/27/2014
Inventors: 

Jeremy K. Zoss; Thomas E. Lyons Jr.; Richard L. Simmons