PXIT to provide Picolight with T&M gear

September 22, 2004 Lexington, MA -- PXIT Inc., a manufacturer of high performance opto-electronic test and measurement equipment, announced today that its transmission test instruments will be deployed in Picolight's production of multi-gigabit SFP transceivers for enterprise, storage, access, and metropolitan optical system OEMs. Picolight will use PXIT's digital communications analyzers (DCAs) and bit-error-rate testers (BERTs).

September 22, 2004 Lexington, MA -- PXIT Inc., a manufacturer of high performance opto-electronic test and measurement equipment, announced today that its transmission test instruments will be deployed in Picolight's production of multi-gigabit SFP transceivers for enterprise, storage, access, and metropolitan optical system OEMs. Picolight will use PXIT's digital communications analyzers (DCAs) and bit-error-rate testers (BERTs) to optimize its latest range of multi-gigabit transceivers.

"PXIT's instruments uniquely address our needs for a test solution designed for volume manufacturing of optical communications modules," said Picolight Test Engineering Manager Paul Brusenbach. "PXIT provided us with a cost-effective, testing solution that has a small footprint and can handle our intense throughput requirements."

"Our products, which are based on the PXI open industry standard, provide manufacturers of single fiber pigtails and XFPs with an entirely new option for testing their components," said Fadi Daou, chief technology officer of PXIT.

PXIT was formed through the merger of Tsunami Photonics Ltd. and PX Instrument Technology in May 2003. PXIT Inc. is a subsidiary of PXIT, Dublin, Ireland, which manufactures a range of test instruments for manufacturers of optical and high-speed electrical components and modules.

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