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RE: Good (cheap) 2000Mb/s solution?

  • From: Deepak Jain
  • Date: Tue May 06 17:11:46 2003

> On Tue May 06, 2003 at 04:56:35PM -0400, Deepak Jain wrote:
> > I need a good, cheap (its temporary) solution to run 2000mb/s
> over a single
> > pair of multimode fiber (SX handoffs). I'd ideally like to put
> in two GEs,
> > and get two out. I could use 10G gear, or OC48 gear, but I was
> hoping for
> > something less pricey since this only has two run about 200ft
> between two
> > buildings.
> >
> > Any suggestions? I will be glad to summarize for anyone who wants it.
> I've heard of people who use a pair of SX gbics (1310nm), and a pair of LX
> gbics (1550nm), and a cheap WDM splitter to get two GigE's down one pair
> of fiber.
> Simon

That's exactly the sort of solution I was hoping for. Any suggestions on
cheap WDM splitters?