Neutrik NKO2S-XP-0-*
opticalCON DRAGONFLY Cable


Pre-assembled female-male SMPTE cable with 2 lensed single-mode ferrules and 4 copper pins.

DRAGONFLY is more robust, reliable and easier to maintain than common hybrid camera signal transmission systems. With technology based on fiber lenses and fusion splicing, Neutrik’s DRAGONFLY achieves an extremely robust signal with minimal loss. The optical connection is exceptional well protected against dirt and dust by its lenses and an additional sealing cover.

The cable connector comes pre-assembled. Spare parts are available as single components as well. Suitable chassis connectors are NO2MW-XP and NO2FW-XP.


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DRAGONFLY is a ruggedized and low maintenance hybrid cable connector for indoor and outdoor use.

Innovative and Future Proof

  • Based on fusion splice technology – field repairable
  • High performance – low loss
  • Consistent quality
  • 100% reliable even at extreme temperature fluctuations
  • Permanent connection

Simple and efficient

  • hybrid connection – power and data over one connection
  • Low maintenance interval
  • Easy switching to DRAGONFLY – Fits into standardized cutouts
  • Easy cleaning with compressed air and water
  • Competitively priced

Robust and reliable

  • Extremely robust system
  • Reliable push/pull locking mechanism
  • Dust and waterproof according to IP68
  • Proven anti-kink boot design
  • Long life – 10.000 mating cycles

Features & Benefits

  • Suitable for indoor (studio) and outdoor (OB-Truck) camera links according to SMPTE standard
  • Ruggedized and dirt protected hybrid connection system
    • 2 unique lensed optical connectors
    • 2 signal contacts
    • 2 power contacts
    • 1 ground contact
  • Accommodates a unique lensed optical fusion splice connector
  • Excellent dust and dirt protection
  • Waterproof according to IP68 safety standard in mated condition
  • Easy to repair
  • Robust and reliable: all-metal housing, overall copper braided shield, stainless steel strength member, strong black PUR outer jacket, spring loaded push-pull locking and strong cable retention
  • Available in different lengths and packing versions


DRAGONFLY is based on the patented XB2-Technology. Its innovative fusion splice high performance lens transmits UHD 4K and 8K signals with very low loss as the signal surface of the XB2 lens is 322 times bigger than physical contact surfaces. This further results in low insensitivity against dust and dirt.






Insertion LossTypical 0.6dB per connection / Maximum 1dB per connection
Return LossTypical 45 dB / Minimum 40dB
WavelengthsSM: 1310 nm / 1550 nm
Compatible fiber typesSM: 9/125-G657A2
Operation Temperature-40 °C to +75 °C
TerminationFusion Splice
WDM CompatibilityYes
Strain relief> 500 N
Insertion force< 45 N
Withdrawal force< 45 N
Locking mechanismPush / Pull
Locking force> 900 N
Life duration10.000 mating cycles
Anti-Kink protectionIdentical like approved opticalCON ADVANCED
IP RatingIP68 (with Sealing Kit SCXP-*) in mated condition
Wiresize2 x 24AWG + 4 x 20AWG
CableStandard SMPTE 311 Cable ø 9.2 mm
Rated Current – power10A
Rated Current – sense1A
Rated Voltage – power600 V
Rated Voltage – sense42 V ac / 62 V dc
Contact resistance< 7 mΩ
Transfer resistance ground< 10 mΩ
Insulation Resistance> 10 GΩ

Additional information







Connection Type



Female, Male



Fiber Type


Field of use

Mobile (flexible)

Signal Type



  Neutrik opticalCON DRAGONFLY

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