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Clearfield FiberFlex 600 Delivers a Right-Sized, Small Footprint Active Cabinet Option for Rural Expansion

FiberFlex 600 designed for a variety of powered cabinet deployment scenarios as operators expand FTTH, 5G, and Edge Compute backhaul networks

Clearfield (NASDAQ:CLFD), the leader in community broadband fiber connectivity, today announced the FieldSmart® FiberFlex 600. The small form factor of the FiberFlex 600 is designed to configure for numerous applications, including remote OLTs with PON distribution, wireless base stations with fiber backhaul aggregation, and active network equipment with backup power needs, utilizing a flexible layout. This is Clearfield’s latest and smallest size option in the FiberFlex series.

“With its small form factor, the FiberFlex 600 will give our customers more flexibility in how it is deployed in the outside plant, helping to overcome permitting challenges and rights of way impact as they look to deploy fiber broadband to less populated areas,” said Johnny Hill, Chief Operating Officer at Clearfield. “As the applications and services that are dependent on fiber broadband grow, operators now have a new and smaller deployment option from Clearfield to fit, and scale, to any size network.”

Manufactured in the United States and Build America Buy America (BABA) compliant, Clearfield’s FiberFlex 600 active cabinet provides up to 72 internal feeder fiber distribution ports, supporting passive FDH’s downstream, and offers an optional integrated AC Load Center with a generator plug for backup power, via one or two strings of batteries. This all-in-one design is capable of integrating fiber and active equipment powered by an AC Power Supply converter or DC rectification and features a 19-inch vertical equipment rack to provide options for up to 6RU of equipment rack space. The FiberFlex 600 features easy placement into any application with various mounting options, such as pad, pole, or vault mounts.

Clearfield’s FieldSmart® active cabinets incorporate its philosophy of modularity and flexibility. They are tested and approved to meet the rigorous demands of delivering information, communication, and environment services in an evolving, multimedia environment. The FiberFlex line of active cabinets is an all-in-one design integrating fiber, power, and active equipment. More information on the FieldSmart FiberFlex 600 active cabinet can be found on this introductory video, the datasheet and at

About Clearfield, Inc.

Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLFD) designs, manufactures, and distributes fiber optic management, protection, and delivery solutions that play a critical role in enabling broadband operators to close the digital divide. Our labor lite, craft-friendly platform is leveraged by community broadband, MSOs, incumbent service providers, ISPs, data centers, military, municipalities, and coops - from homes passed to homes connected faster and more efficiently. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Clearfield deploys more than a million fiber ports each year. For more information, visit


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