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Re: POS OC48 interfaces using different wave length
- From: Simon Lockhart
- Date: Thu Jun 07 12:50:17 2001
>I am thinking about using different POS interfaces on dark-fibers.
>On one side, i already have POS-OC48-LR card (Cisco).
>This card use 1550 nm wave length.
>We would like to use a POS-OC48-SR (Cisco).
>This card use 1310 nm wave length.
>Are 1310 and 1550 optics comptatible ?
You have to have the same wavelength at both ends, otherwise it won't work.
>If yes, i guess that there is impact on the power Budget available. How-Much ?!
LR tends to be 1550nm, because 1550nm has less signal loss over the same
length of fiber.
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