The 65-280-322 5x5 matrix is part of the 65-280 and 65-281 ranges of optical plug-in modules offering matrix & insert/bypass or multiplexer & SPST topologies respectively with all models based on MEMS fiber optic switches and available in various populations per plugin. In addition, a choice of different connector styles to suit most applications is offered: FC/APC (for optimal performance), FC/PC, SC/PC and ST for general applications and LC for high density applications. They use MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) based optical switches to route signals between terminals by redirecting the optical signal. This is achieved using micromechanical mirrors driven by a highly precise mechanism activated via an electrical control signal.
To provide further flexibility, options using single mode (9/125 μm) and multimode (62.5/125 μm & 50/125 μm) fibre are
Switch arrays are created by populating the 65-200-002 scalable chassis with
optical plug-in modules. Users can specify as many or as few plug-in modules as they require and can field upgrade
the chassis to extend the number of switches.
The chassis supports up to 6 plug-in modules which are loaded into the chassis via the front panel, greatly improving flexibility and ease of maintenance.
MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) technology offers many advantages over traditional Optical Prism Technology but with lower price, higher packing density, faster operate time and much longer operating life.
If no specifications are present, please see the product datasheet in this section.
Please note: In some cases, for products like our Scalable LXI Chassis, the specifications can be found on the datasheets for the associated plugin modules that are inserted into these chassis. To find these modules, go to the "Also in the Range" link above.
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