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OPTIPOP-R Cassette Cleaner Series


  • Compact and lightweight design is ideal for use in equipment closets, labs, production lines, and in the field
  • Consistent and effective end-face cleaning results without isopropyl alcohol, which is toxic, flammable and can leave a residue
  • Excellent anti-static properties – minimises the reattachment of debris to the ferrule after cleaning
  • Simple level action shutter operation exposes cleaning tape only when in use
  • Cost-effective refillable cleaning tape
  • More than 400 cleans per tape


  • FTTx drop cable installation
  • Data centre fibre trunk turn-up and maintenance
  • Pre-terminated structured cable production
  • Electro-optic test/calibration laboratories and clean rooms
  • Cable head-end and central office optical equipment upgrades

Product Description

OPTIPOP-R fibre optic connector cleaners are rugged palm-sized units that offer exceptional performance field-proven by technicians over years of service. OPTIPOP-R is the preferred choice and trusted brand of communications service providers worldwide.


Why Clean Fibre Connectors?

  • End-face pits and scratches are often caused by dirt and debris
  • Dust, dirt, oils, etc. are found everywhere and will migrate to connector ferrule end-faces
  • Dirty connectors attenuate optical signal levels and can increase bit error rates
  • Connector mating / unmating cycles can cause contamination transfer

OPTIPOP-R Cassette Cleaner Options

  • OPTIPOP-R1 with one slot, for 1.25 mm and 2.5 mm ferrule connectors including SC, FC, ST, MU, LC, MT, MPO/MTP® without guide pins (female), and MT-RJ without guide pins (female)
  • OPTIPOP-R2 with two slots, for 1.25 mm and 2.5 mm ferrule connectors including SC, FC, ST, simplex/duplex MU, and simplex/duplex LC
  • OPTIPOP-R3 with one slot, for MPO/MTP connectors with guide pins (male)
  • OPTIPOP-R4 with one slot, for MT-RJ connectors with guide pins (male)
  • OPTIPOP-RR replacement reel (1 reel)
  • OPTIPOP-RS replacement reels (6 reels)

Cleaning Facts

  • Cleaning saves time and money
  • Dirty connectors cause a major percentage of fibre optic network failures
  • Prevention is simple  clean connectors!
  • Proper cleaning saves money by eliminating service calls caused by contaminated connectors
  • Proper cleaning extends the life of connectors and reduces replacement costs
  • Clean connectors maximise the performance of the network and reduce repair cost

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