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Re: Gigabit Media Converter

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Tue Aug 12 08:36:42 2003

Ahh sorry I didnt realise the intention was to run the CWDM itself thro it, I 
thought this was for the output


Ok well I'm not an optics expert but I wasnt aware multimode was capable of 
carrying more than a single wavelength because of interference/dispersion 
effects etc

Steve

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> 
> On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> 
> > Sounds like you need a singlemode-multimode convertor, available from various 
> > places, cost around $600
> 
> Highly unlikely that it'll do CWDM, at least at that price.
> 
> Transmode (www.transmode.se) does converters to order, they'll fix things 
> that'll do pretty much any to any (850 / 1310 / (1490-1610) in any 
> combination) including 3R and management (which implies that you need 
> ethernet onsite which might be tricky).
> 
> I'd believe they're more in the $3k-$5k range with CWDM optics though. If 
> you need OC48 that'll hike the price up even more.
> 
> 






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