The TC8300M 1- to 4-channel fiber-optic T1/E1 multiplexer now includes a Windows-based management software module, eight extra RS-232 data channels, and 1U packaging. The status/control software is a 32-bit Microsoft Window application for monitoring network status and control. If the software module is used, then four RS-232 channels are available for out-of-band communications. Other features include built-in power redundancy, six leds per channel, loopback, and simultaneous T1/E1 multiplexing. List price for the unit starts at $2419; status/control software is offered at a flat rate of $1250 to $3800, depending on the number of units supported.
TC Communications Inc.