Multicom Announces Modular RFoG Return Path Receivers and Chassis for FTTH Applications

  • Multicom: Mpro-HD
  • 07.15.11
Multicom is proud to announce two more exciting additions to its feature-rich, value-priced fiber optic product line – the new RFoG MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module and the modular MUL-OTC-14 Optical Transport Chassis, providing up to 28 optical receiver ports for RFoG/GPON network links (up to 1792 homes) all in a single 4 RU chassis.

This joins the family of fiber optic and RFoG products which also includes Multicom’s recently announced RFoG ONU. The MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module is ideally suited for use in optical headends in RFoG FTTH and many other fiber optic-based data, video, and voice networks, including Broadband Stimulus and FCC National Broadband applications, providing a unique industry-leading modular solution.

The RFoG MUL-OTC-RPR Return Path Receiver Module’s state-of-the-art features include: 2 high sensitivity, low noise, wide dynamic range optical receivers in a single module, input wavelengths of 1100 to 1620nm, and input sensitivity from -12dBm to -27dBm. Also included is remote management by SNMP, software controlled attenuation from 0 to 30dB, low power consumption, and module hot-swap capability.   The companion chassis provides 14 growth slots in a 4 RU height, with hot-swappable redundant power/fans/modules, SNMP remote management, and a local display with management interface.

“The modular RFoG Return Path Receiver and related chassis complements our line-up of fiber optic equipment for the FTTH industry, incorporating a wide variety of features and future-proof flexibility at an unbeatable price. It continues Multicom’s overall strategy of providing new product line innovations, exceptional value, and quality”, said Sherman G. Miller, Multicom's President and CEO.

As a premier provider of design and services, manufacturing, and full-line stocking distributor for the FTTH, CATV, and traffic signal industries, Multicom is rapidly expanding its line of reliable, feature rich, value-priced fiber optic products. Multicom’s fiber optic product line also includes 1310 and 1550nm Optical Transmitters, 1550nm EDFAs, Optical Micro-Nodes, WDM, RFoG ONU, Corning fiber optics-based products and a wide selection of fiber optic accessories, splitters, jumpers, pigtails, and media converters - all designed to meet the demanding requirements of data, video, and voice networks.




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