Five Tips to Purchase of a Transceiver Module

A transceiver is a combination of a transmitter and a receiver in a single device where they function independently for bidirectional communication. Furthermore, transceiver modules are hot-swappable I/O (input/output) devices which plug into module sockets. The transceiver acts to connect the electrical circuitry of the module with the optical or copper network. There are multiple ...

Single-mode vs. Multi-mode Transceiver

We are quite familiar with difference between single-mode fiber (SMF) and multi-mode fiber (MMF), but we know little about single-mode and multi-mode transceiver. So what are they? And how to choose between them. Actually single-mode and multi-mode fiber are the transport media of a transceiver module. Besides this, here are certain things you need to ...

X2 Transceiver Module

Figuring out X2 transceivers is not as difficult as it seems, but it requires knowing all of the facts first. It is known that X2 transceiver is a hot swappable products designed for 10Gbps fiber optic transceiver applications. But in order to have a better understanding of the X2 transceiver module, some detailed information about ...

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable Overview

Nowadays, “Green consciousness” is a trend that is being embraced globally to protect the environment. Under this circumstance, Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) cable enjoys its increasing popularity among users. LSZH cables are flame retardant and most importantly do not generate toxic gas. Furthermore, the increasing regulations at the local, state and government levels regarding ...

MSA Is More Important Than You Think

When talking about fiber optic transceivers, we may encounter a term — MSA (Multi-Source Agreement). But what is MSA? It seems likes an universal organization that defines all the fiber optic transceivers and many other telecom products. However, this understanding of MSA only stays at the surface. In this passage, a clearer introduction to MSAs ...

Fiber Optic Connectors

With an increasing popularity of telecommunication in modern times, there is no doubt that fiber patch cables come at the first place and serve as an integral part of communication for people. Nowadays we can see a lot of fiber patch cables available in the market, such as LC to ST patch cable, single mode ...

Introduction to Cisco X2-10GB-LR and X2-10GB-LRM

Cisco 10GBASE X2 module offers a wide variety of 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity options for data center, enterprise wiring closet, and service provider transport applications. Today’s text will be focused on two commonly used Cisco 10GBASE X2 transceivers—Cisco X2-10GB-LR and X2-10GB-LRM. Description of X2 TransceiverBefore we come to the main part of this text, let’s ...

Things You May Ask About 1000BASE-LX/LH SFP

SFP (small form pluggable) transceiver, also called Mini-GBIC by the vendors, is one of the key components required for telecom and data communication applications. There are many companies supplying SFP transceiver like Cisco, Finisar, 3com, HP, NETGEAR, etc. You can find all compatible SFP transceivers in Fiberstore with competitive price and great performance. 1000BASE-LX/LH SFP, ...

Categories of Fiber Patch Cable

Fiber patch cable is the simplest element, consisting of a short length of optical fiber with a connector in either end. A patch cord is a short length of a simple optical cable, typically one to five meters, that is used to connect the active or final equipment into the cable plant, usually by way ...

Difference Between Cisco SFP GLC-SX-MM and GLC-SX-MMD

Cisco’s leading position in data communication is undisputed. Cisco’s products, like switches, routers and Small Form-factor Pluggables(SFP) transceivers occupy most of the market share, of which Cisco SFP transceiver module plays a vital role in it. These small modular optical interface transceivers offer a convenient and cost effective solution for the adoption of Gigabit Ethernet ...