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AFL's ASCEND® solution is a modular high-density platform that sets the standard in technical and scalable data center, central office or headend environments. ASCEND solutions are not built for what you need today, but what you will need tomorrow

  • ASCEND® High Density Modular Solutions

    ASCEND® High Density Modular Solutions

    Product brochure for the ASCEND platform, a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks.

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  • ASCEND® Outback Clip Capacity and Trunk Cable Routing

    ASCEND® Outback Clip Capacity and Trunk Cable Routing

    This application note discusses the pre-installed cable mounting clips included on the ASCEND trunk cable assemblies, the capacity of these clips within the various housings and recommended routing.

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  • Kevin talks about our ASCEND® Modular/Rackmount Platform from AFL7:53

    Kevin talks about our ASCEND® Modular/Rackmount Platform from AFL

    AFL's Kevin Clayton talks about the four pillars of the AFL ASCEND rackmount platform.

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  • ASCEND® Installation Instructions

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  • ASCEND® Fiber Housings from AFL1:09

    ASCEND® Fiber Housings from AFL

    ASCEND 1RU, 2RU and 4 RU fiber housings. Learn more our website here: http://bit.ly/2Thtx8F

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  • ASCEND® Connectivity Solutions - Polarity Method F

    ASCEND® Connectivity Solutions - Polarity Method F

    This Application Note will specifically address the default polarity of the ASCEND high density platform, as well as basic architecture of systems with both SFP and QSFP transceivers.

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  • ASCEND® Splice Cassette from AFL.0:53

    ASCEND® Splice Cassette from AFL.

    ASCEND® Splice Cassette from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Patch Cassette from AFL.0:42

    ASCEND® Patch Cassette from AFL.

    ASCEND® Patch Cassette from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Fanout from AFL.0:59

    ASCEND® Fanout from AFL.

    ASCEND Fanout from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Patch Cords from AFL.1:10

    ASCEND® Patch Cords from AFL.

    ASCEND Patch Cords from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Trunk Cable from AFL1:41

    ASCEND® Trunk Cable from AFL

    ASCEND Trunk Cable from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Conversion Cassette from AFL.1:01

    ASCEND® Conversion Cassette from AFL.

    ASCEND® Conversion Cassette from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • ASCEND® Optical Cassettes from AFL1:14

    ASCEND® Optical Cassettes from AFL

    ASCEND® Optical Cassettes from AFL. Learn more about our complete platform on our website: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • Seán talks Enabling the Customer in 2020 and our ASCEND® platform and 90 series fusion splicers.6:39

    Seán talks Enabling the Customer in 2020 and our ASCEND® platform and 90 series fusion splicers.

    Seán Adam, VP Market Strategy & Innovation, interviewed by CI&M at BICSI 2020, talks our three areas of focus for 2020, ASCEND high density modular platform and Fujikura 90 series fusion splicers.

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  • US Conec MTP® PRO Connector Reversibility with ASCEND®2:36

    US Conec MTP® PRO Connector Reversibility with ASCEND®

    Demonstration of the field reversible polarity and gender of the US Conec MTP Pro Connector. Learn more about our ASCEND platform. http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • LC Uniboot connector reversibility for AFL's ASCEND®  platform1:05

    LC Uniboot connector reversibility for AFL's ASCEND® platform

    Demonstration of the field reversable polarity of the LC Uniboot connector on AFL's ASCEND, our modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND

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  • MTP®  PRO Brochure

    MTP® PRO Brochure

    The MTP® PRO design is focused on simplicity and reliability to ensure a quick and effective method for pin configuration without the need to remove the housing or handling of loose pins.

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  • MTP® PRO Quick Instruction Guide

    MTP® PRO Quick Instruction Guide

    Quick instruction guide for the MTP® PRO Field Tool that is compatible with the ASCEND™ high density platform.

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  • MTP® PRO Field Tool Instructional Video5:00

    MTP® PRO Field Tool Instructional Video

    MTP PRO Field Tool Instructional Video

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  • Instruction for MTP® PRO Field Tool - AFL1:28

    Instruction for MTP® PRO Field Tool - AFL

    Instruction for MTP PRO Field Tool. Learn more about our MPO Cable Assemblies: http://bit.ly/2IzjIyo

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  • Polarity of the ASCEND® Modular Platform

    AFL Application Engineer, Corrin George, introduces instructional videos regarding polarity as it applies to the ASCEND™ high density platform. 

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