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Charles Industries, LLC
An Amphenol Company

1450 American Lane
20th Floor
Schaumburg, IL
60173-5492 USA



Buried Distribution Pedestals Designed for SC Connectorized Drop Cables in Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Networks

Charles BDO-EG-SC Interconnect Low-Profile (BDO-EG-SC) Pedestals provide a drop-side “interconnect panel” for connectorized SC-style fiber drops to multiple broadband service customers. The BDO-EG-SC pedestal is ideal for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network deployments as well as multi-tenant cell site, campus or strip mall environments where the customer requires high-capacity fiber bandwidth for data and video broadband services, wireless backhaul, private networks or data and video broadband services. With a built-in SC/APC or SC/UPC adapter bulkhead, the BDO-EG-SC pedestals facilitate fast and easy provisioning of fiber services to the end customer’s equipment. Fiber drops can be turned up, moved or disconnected on an “as needed” basis; giving the service provider added flexibility in their efforts to provide broadband voice, data and video services to customers whose bandwidth requirements may change seasonally or for test access purposes.

BDO-EG-SC pedestals feature a non-metallic construction and open architecture design with a flood-proof outer dome. Technicians have open 360º access to internal splicing and interconnect bulkhead areas. All BDO Pedestals feature a non-metallic construction that offers superior OSP protection against floods, fire, dirt, insects and impact. An expanded-capacity split base is designed to easily install around conduit-fed cable bundles in new construction and rehabilitation applications.

BDO-EG Series Fiber Interconnect Pedestals for SC Connectorized Drops Datasheet (.pdf)

Related Products:
Hi-Visibility Pedestal Kaps (.pdf)
Mounting Stakes & Pole Mount Brackets (.pdf)

Product  Features

  • Non-metallic PVC construction won’t rust, corrode, chip or fade. Internal components are protected from floods, fires, and wind-blown dust and debris
  • Fiber organizer backboards accommodate all commonly used fiber splice trays with a 4”x9” footprint; 10” diameter pedestal also accepts 4”x12” or 6”x15” trays
  • Two-piece expanded-capacity “split” base makes it easy for technicians to place the pedestal over conduit-fed cable bundles, and are an ideal solution for rehabilitating metallic enclosures
  • Multi-position bond plate with #6 ground lug meets requirements for bonding and grounding of service wires and cable sheaths
  • Lift-off dome provides 360º access to internal splicing area
  • Dome attaches securely to the base using a self-locking 216-hex head bolt lock
  • Vault mount base available

Product Specifications

Diameter  6" 8" 10"
Drop Quantity
  Total adapter positions
  SC adapters included



12 Fiber Ribbon Storage (Opening 12ft±2ft)* 24 Ribbons 36 Ribbons 72 Ribbons
Loose Tube Storage (Opening 12ft±2ft)  8 Tubes 12 Tubes 24 Tubes
Splice Tray Capacity  2 (4"x9") 2 (4"x9") 7 (4”x9”) or 
5 (6”x15”)
12 Fibers per Tray  48 48 84
24 Fibers per Tray  96 96 168
144 FOSC A/B Fiber Ribbon Tray** 144 144 432
Part Numbers
   8 SC/APC adapters (green)
   8 SC/APC adapters, splice tray
   8 SC/APC adapters, splice tray, 8-fiber fanout

   8 SC/UPC adapters (blue)
   8 SC/UPC adpters, splice tray
   8 SC/UPC adapters, splice tray, 8-fiber fanout


1) Pedestals ship standard with an accessory kit, including two (2) hose clamps, two (2) bond braids, drop wire channel, drop wire channel plug, and moisture barrier sheet.
2) Maximum splice capacities shown are for cable-to-cable splices. Overall splice capacity is reduced as drop splices are introduced. For drop splicing, Charles recommends using a 12 Fiber Tray with a maximum of 6 drops per tray.

* Ribbon D-clips ordered separately. 
** Capacities shown achieved using FOSC A/B Ribbon Fiber Tray(s).

Part Number Product Description
97-FIBR24TRAY Charles 12-/24-Fiber Splice Tray, 4”x9”
UMB102 A Universal Pole Mount Bracket w/hardware
UMS36-STD 36” Metal Mounting Stake w/hardware
UMS42-STD 42” Metal Mounting Stake w/hardware
97-RIBNCLIPKIT Ribbon saddle clip kit (BDO203 & 204), 40 ea.
97-RIBNCLIPLG  Ribbon saddle clip kit large (BDO205), 40 ea
97-RIBNTUBEKIT  3M® ribbon transportation tube kit, 3 ft., 10 ea
97-RIBNTRAY144 CommScope® FOSC A/B ribbon splice tray (12 ribbons, 144 fibers), 1 each
KIT-SCAPC12-A SC adapters, green, for APC connectors, 12 pcs.
KIT-SCUPC12-A SC adapters, green, for UPC connectors, 12 pcs.
97-SCA08LT3M 8-fiber SC/APC connectors fanout assembly
97-SCU08LT3M 8-fiber SC/UPC connectors fanout assembly
97-SCA12LT3M 12-fiber SC/APC connectors fanout assembly
97-SCU12LT3M 12-fiber SC/UPC connectors fanout assembly
PS-SABFM03-2A2 Pigtails, SC/APC-stub, 2mm jacket, yellow, 3 meters, 2 pcs.
PS-SUBFM03-2A2 Pigtails, SC/APC-stub, 2mm jacket, yellow, 3 meters, 2 pcs.
Pedestals, Electronics Housings, Environmental Sealed Enclosures, Peds

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