This part of IEC 60794 is a detail specification and specifies breakout optical cables with multiple simplex ruggedised fibre cables for termination with connectors and for indoor use.
The requirements of the sectional specification IEC 60794-2 are applicable to cables covered by this standard.
The requirements of the family specification IEC 60794-2-20 are applicable to breakout cables to be installed without terminated connectors.
The requirements which are not covered by this specification for the simplex cables family specification IEC 60794-2-50 as well as detail specification IEC 60794-2-51 are applicable.
Fan-out cables, that include no fibres and are used for cable systems, are not covered by this standard.