Category Archives: Fiber Optic Transceiver

What Does SFP Stand for And How to Use It?

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With the increasing demand for higher bandwidth, multiple types of transceiver modules are designed for data transmission, including GBIC, SFP, SFP+, QSFP and so on. Well, what do GBIC, SFP, SFP+ and QSFP stand for? Among them, SFP has been used in popularity … Continue reading

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What Is RJ45 SFP Module And How to Use It?

Transceiver module, known as the essential optics for data transmission, is widely used to connect network applications like switches and network interface cards. Various types of transceiver modules exist, such as copper SFP, fiber SFP, CWDM SFP and so on. RJ45 SFP module is … Continue reading

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Single Mode SFP vs Multimode SFP: What’s the Difference?

SFP transceiver module, also known as small form-factor pluggable or mini GBIC, is a hot-pluggable optical transceiver module which is commonly used for both telecommunication and data communications applications. According to the cable type it used together with, SFP transceivers are … Continue reading

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Copper SFP vs Fiber SFP: Which One is Better?

The battle between copper and fiber has raged for many years. Copper has been used for a long time while fiber has already established a niche in the industry. Someone even held that fiber might replace copper. This competition of … Continue reading

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UniFi SFP Used With UniFi US-8-150W Switch

Ubiquiti Networks have introduced a portfolio of UniFi switches into the market and they have gained great popularity among users. The UniFi switch spectrum covers 8, 16, 24, 48 ports, which offer the forwarding capacity to simultaneously process traffic on … Continue reading

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Reach to 40km Transmission – 100G QSFP28 ER4 Lite Module

Today’s world is undergoing an infrastructure transformation, which requires higher speed, greater scalability, higher performance, flexibility, and reliability to meet the demands. Take 100G data rate as an example, the MSA groups keep driving the development of 500m, 2km, 10km … Continue reading

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Comparison Between CFP-100G-SR10 and CFP-100G-LR4 Module

Although 10/40G Ethernet nowadays still captures the major position in the world of telecommunication, service providers and enterprise data centers are actually undertaking a transformation of infrastructures. Which fuels the demand for higher speeds, greater scalability, and better performance and reliability, … Continue reading

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QSFP28 Transceiver: Making the Switch to 100G Network

As data centers around the world explore their options for increasing network speeds and bandwidth, 10G has been a traditional favorite, and 40G is not able to keep pace with the requirements. In this case, 100G network appears to be a preferable … Continue reading

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Reference Guide to Optical Transceiver Testing

As an integral part of the entire network, optical transceiver plays a significant role in deciding the overall performance and reliability of the network. The importance of optical transceiver testing therefore cannot be overestimated. Currently, since an increasing number of … Continue reading

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Things to Know About BiDi Transceiver

In each and every data center and IT infrastructure, the demand for larger capacity, higher bandwidth, and more reliable performance will never slack. Meanwhile, your applications and competitive advantages increasingly depend on it. Which may explain why nowadays migrating from … Continue reading

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