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Reference EN 50377-14-1:2011/prA
Title Connector sets and interconnect components to be used in optical fibre communication systems - Product specifications - Part 14-1: Cords with IEC 60793-2-50 singlemode category B1.1 and B1.3 fibre for category C
Project Number 24000
Abstract/Scope This standard contains the initial, start of life dimensional, optical, mechanical and environmental performance requirements that an assembled singlemode patch cord with cylindrical ferruled connectors shall meet in order for it to be categorised as an EN standard product. Since different variants and grades of performance are permitted, product marking details are given in 3.4 and Clause 4.
Proposal stage


Current Stage code 1098
Current Stage code date 2014-01-22
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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
Keywords Connector; Optical fibre; Communications; Patch cord
Note D141/C043: NWI approved * Urgent amendment requested to correct many errors in EN (PR=23044) * 9-month tolerance allocated * 2014-01: Work stopped following the 3-year timeframe rules.
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Categories - Aspects
Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
1098 2014-01-22    
1099 2012-03-06    
1000 2011-12-07 2012-03-06  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1)  
date of Availability (DAV) (2)  
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) -
date of Publication (DOP) (4) -
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) -


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Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.