E2O Introduces Links, Transceivers
In a separate release:
E2O Communications, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transceivers for optical communications, has introduced a long-wavelength (LW) laser transceiver product line for use in fiber optic transmission systems. The ES Model Series will be available in a choice of 1310 or 1550 nm versions based on Fabry-Perot (FP) or distributed feedback (DFB) laser types, to support Metro Area Network (MAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) Internetworking and SONET/SDH Telecom applications.
The laser transceivers will be available in two configurations:
1] 2 x 5 (two rows of 5 pins) SFF (small-form-factor) LC-connector SONET OC-48 /SDH STM-16 Serial Data-Only Transceiver –This model is the "Flagship" of the E2O’s LW product line. It is destined for use in Internetworking, Business Access, and MAN communications equipment. Pricing for the short-reach version is under $400 (under $550 for the intermediate-reach version) in moderate order quantities.
2] 2 x 10 (two rows of 10 pins) SFF LC-connector SONET OC-48/SDH STM-16 (2.488 Gbps) Serial CDR (clock and data recovery) Transceiver – This model integrates the CDR and monitor functions demanded by some OEMs.