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Pluggable PLC

Pluggable PLC splitter with LC receptacle and MT ferrule

 The PLC (Planar Lightwave Circuit) pluggable splitter is an innovative device designed for fiber optic networks. It serves as a compact and efficient solution for splitting optical signals from a single MT (Mechanical Transfer) ferrule into multiple LC (Lucent Connector) adapter/connectors. The splitter is available in various configurations, including 1×4, 1×8, 1×16, and 1×32, with ongoing development for additional options.

Specifications

Parameters Value Unit
1×4 1×8 1×16 1×32
Operating Wavelength 1260-1650 nm
IL Max 8 11.3 14.6 17.6 dB
Uniformity Max 1 1.2 1.8 1.9 dB
TDL Max 0.5 dB
WDL Max 0.8 0.8 1 1 dB
PDL Max 0.3 dB
RL Min(UPC/APC) 50/55 dB
Directivity Min 55 dB
Operating temperature -40 ~+85 °C
Storage temperature -40 ~+85 °C
Parameters Value
Fiber 1×4 1×8 1×16 1×32 under development
Dimensions 16.5mm x 90mm x 8.75mm (WLD)

Applications

  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Datacom
  • LANs, CATV, Fiber to the Home (FTTH)

Characteristics

  • Easy to upgrade the channel number
  • LC or SC and MTP/MPO pluggable
  • Save optical node or module space

Benefit

Signal Distribution:

The PLC pluggable splitter efficiently divides a single input signal into multiple output signals, allowing for effective signal distribution.

Compact Design:

The splitter is designed to be small and compact, ensuring ease of installation and minimizing space requirements. Its compact size makes it suitable for use in various applications, including fiber distribution cabinets, optical distribution frames, and splice closures.

Ease of Installation:

With its pluggable design, the splitter can be easily connected and disconnected from LC adapters/connectors, simplifying installation and maintenance processes.

Scalability:

The PLC pluggable splitter is available in different configurations, such as 1×4, 1×8, 1×16, and 1×32, providing flexibility and scalability for various network requirements.

Low Insertion Loss:

The splitter ensures minimal loss of optical power during signal distribution. It utilizes high-quality materials and advanced manufacturing techniques to achieve low insertion loss levels, resulting in efficient signal transmission and enhanced network performance.

Wide Operating Wavelength Range:

The PLC pluggable splitter is designed to operate across a wide range of wavelengths, typically from 1260nm to 1650nm.

Excellent Uniformity:

The splitter maintains excellent signal uniformity across all output ports, ensuring consistent performance and balanced signal distribution. This characteristic is vital for maintaining signal integrity and reducing potential signal degradation.

Reliable and Durable:

The PLC pluggable splitter is built to withstand demanding environmental conditions and provide long-term reliability. It is constructed using robust materials and undergoes rigorous testing to ensure its durability, ensuring stable performance in various deployment scenarios.