Opticonx has unveiled its Xtreme12 MTP Conversion Modules. The modules help to avoid stranded fiber resources.
When faced with eight-fiber parallel applications (with four transmit and four receive lanes) such as 40GBASE-SR4 40 Gigabit Ethernet and 100GBASE-SR4 100 Gigabit Ethernet, technicians who use conventional 12-fiber MTP/MPO cables waste a third of the fibers in the cable plant, Opticonx points out. To overcome this inefficiency, the Xtreme12 2x3 Conversion Module converts the signal from three four-channel transceivers to two 12-fiber trunks, which means 100% utilization of a 12-fiber network.
A denser solution for 12-fiber networks, the 4x6 Conversion Module converts the signal from six four-channel transceivers to four 12-fiber trunks. And conversion modules for 24-fiber networks convert a 24-fiber MTP to three 8-fiber MTPs.
Overall, Opticonx asserts its family of conversion modules offer or enable:
- full fiber utilization
- conversion of Base-8, Base-12, and Base-24 backbones
- fast, easy installation
- availability in OM3, OM4, and OM5 multimode fiber and single-mode fiber OS/2 variants.
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