Type 71M12

Mass Ribbon Fusion Splicer – 12C Fibres

Ultra-fast, ultra-reliable splicing – in every environment.

Size Comparison: Type 71C+ next to a drink can

Pure Productivity

Dual independent ovens 15 seconds per splice 55 seconds per shrink 2.1kg carry weight

Powerful, yet Simple.

Touch-driven Design Easy to Learn Multimedia Tutorials 4.1″ Large Screen
Type 71 Splicing
Type 71 - Rain-proofing

Built Tough. Designed for Reliability.

Works in Australian Heat IP52 dust/water rated Container with work-bench Remote diagnostics Service from Melbourne


This product is available ex-stock for distribution or direct sale from our warehouse in Melbourne, Australia
<h2>Sumitomo 71M Splicer Specifications</h2> <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" class="ta1"> <tbody><tr> <th rowspan="6" width="164">Applicable optical fiber</th> <td width="155">Material</td> <td width="402">Silica Glass</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Profile type</td> <td width="402">Single Mode Fiber (SMF)<br> Multi Mode Fiber (MMF)<br> Dispersion Shifted Fiber (DSF)<br> Non-Zero Dispersion Shifted Fiber (NZ-DSF)<br> Bend Insensitive Fiber (BIF)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Number of fiber *1</td> <td>1c, 2c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 8c, 10c, 12c</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cladding diameter</td> <td>φ125 μm</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Coating diameter *2</td> <td width="402">Single: 250 μm, 500 μm, 900 μm<br> Ribbon fiber thickness: 280-400 μm</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cleave length</td> <td width="402">10mm</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="2">Applicable cable</th> <td width="155">0.25mm primary coated 1-fiber drop cable</td> <td width="402">3.1mm or 2.6mm×2.0mm<br> (Excluding messenger steel wire)</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="155">0.25mm primary coated 1-fiber indoor cable</td> <td width="402">2.0mm×1.6mm</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="3">Physical Characteristics</th> <td>Size (Main body)</td> <td width="402">120W×154D×130H(mm) *3<br> (4.7W×6.0D×5.1H(inches))</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Weight</td> <td>Approx. 2.0 kg (With Battery pack BU-11)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Display size</td> <td>4.1" touch screen color LCD display</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="5">Power Conditions</th> <td>Power consumption</td> <td>Max. 80W</td> </tr> <tr> <td>AC operation</td> <td width="402">With AC adapter ADC-1430S<br> Input: AC 100-240V 50/60Hz 1.1A</td> </tr> <tr> <td>DC operation</td> <td>Input: DC 10-15V, 4.5A</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Battery operation</td> <td>(With BU-11) 11.1V (4600mAh)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>DC output</td> <td>12V For Sumitomo’s hot jacket remover</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="2">In - Out Terminal</th> <td>Serial port</td> <td>USB 2.0 mini-B type</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Storage media</td> <td>SD / SDHC memory card</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="7" width="164">Splice Performance at room temperature (25°C)</th> <td>Splice loss (typical)*4</td> <td width="402">SMF : 0.05 dB<br> MMF: 0.02 dB<br> DSF : 0.08 dB<br> NZDSF : 0.08 dB</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Screening load (typical)</td> <td>1.96N - 2.09N (at stage)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Splice time (typical)</td> <td width="402">Approx. 14 seconds (SMF8-12c)<br> Approx. 12 seconds (SMF4c)<br> Approx. 9 seconds (SMF1c)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Splice & Heat cycles</td> <td>Approx. 110 cycles *5</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Splice program</td> <td>Maximum 200 fusion programs can be selected and customized.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Splice data storage</td> <td>10,000 splices</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Splice image capture</td> <td>64 splices</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="5">Heater Performance</th> <td>The number of heaters</td> <td>2 built-in heaters are available</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Sleeve length</td> <td>Up to 60mm</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="155">Protection sleeve<br> Up to 60mm sleeve</td> <td width="402">Fiber protection sleeve<br> 60mm for single fiber (FPS-1, FPS-61-2.6)<br> 40mm for ribbon up to 8c fiber (FPS-5)<br> 40mm for ribbon up to 12c fiber (FPS-6, FPS-M12)<br> Protection sleeve for Splice-on Connector<br> Lynx2-MPO and Lynx2 CustomFitR Splice-On Connectors.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Heating time(typical)*6</td> <td width="402">Approx. 55 seconds. (40mm for 12c fiber)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Program</td> <td>Max. 100 settings</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="4" width="164">Environmental Conditions and Power Conditions</th> <td>Operating temperature</td> <td>-10 to +50°C</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Storage temperature</td> <td>-40 to +80°C</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Humidity</td> <td>0 to 95%RH with no dew present</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Altitude</td> <td>Up to 3,660 m</td> </tr> <tr> <th rowspan="3">Environmental Durability</th> <td>Shock resistance*7</td> <td>Drop from 76cm on 5 faces (Excluding top face)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Water resistance*7</td> <td width="402">Equivalent to IPx2 (Operates normally after being exposed to water dripping at 3mm/min. for at least 2.5 min on each of 4 surfaces tilted at 15 degree.)</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Dust resistance*7</td> <td width="402">Equivalent to IPx5 (Operates normally after 8 hours in a dust chamber containing dust of particle size 75 um or below)</td> </tr> </tbody></table><div class="memo"> *1 Fiber holders appropriate for the fiber coating and fiber count are required.<br> *2 These fiber holders cannot be used with loose tube cable which optical fiber is free to move about in.<br> *3 The projection parts are excluded.<br> *4 With Sumitomo identical fibers (in room temprature). Measured by cut-back method relevant to ITU-T and IEC standards.<br> *5 Cycles per battery vary depending on the battery remaining capacity and operational environment.<br> *6 With Sumitomo protection sleeve in room temprature, powered with AC adapter.<br> *7 Confirms the battery operation in tests carried out by Sumitomo. Does not guarantee that the product is free of faults or damage. </div>