AFOP adds board-mount optomechanical switch

JUNE 30, 2009 -- Directly mountable on PCBs, the MOM switch is equipped with status contacts to provide an electrical readout of the switch position.

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JUNE 30, 2009 -- Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc. (AFOP; search Lightwave for AFOP), a supplier of fiber-optic components, subsystems, and integrated modules for the optical network equipment market, has unveiled a board-mount optomechanical (MOM) switch, a singlemode component designed to increase network flexibility.

Directly mountable on PCBs, the MOM switch is equipped with status contacts to provide an electrical readout of the switch position. Its packaging provides reliability under demanding central office conditions and is GR-1221 qualified. The switch is available in 1x2 and 2x2 configurations.


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