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Re: Good (cheap) 2000Mb/s solution?
On Tue, 6 May 2003, Simon Lockhart wrote: > > 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. This would be my suggestion too but you dont need any WDM kit as you already are using different wavelengths, its possible to buy whats essentially a 3 way fibre connector and just connect both cards in and your fibre out. I believe these splitters are about $150. Steve