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The 65-280-422 is a dual 5x5 fiber optic matrix plugin module designed to be fitted into a 65-200-002 Scalable Chassis. It uses multi-mode (62.5/125 μm) fiber and the optical interface is via front panel mounted LC high density connectors.

The matrix uses 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.

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.

Pickering can construct custom optical systems to customers precise requirements. We have a large range of electrical switching modules which can form a complete PXI/PXIe or LXI based telecom switching solution.

Applications for these switches can be found in fiber network configuration, fiber optic component test or where optical signal routing is required.

Key Features

  • MEMS Based Actuation For Long Life & Fast Operation
  • 700 to 1700 nm Multi-Mode
  • Small Form Factor LC Connectors
  • High Repeatability & Temperature Stability
  • Built-in Scan List Sequence Stores with Triggering Capability
  • Fully Compliant to 1.5 LXI Standard
  • 3 Year Warranty
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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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Product Type: Fibre Optic Switching
Platform: LXI
Switch Type: MEMS
X Size: 5
Y Size: 5
Mode: Multi
Connector Type: LC Fiber Optic
Banks: 2


PDF Datasheet
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PDF Manual
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PDF, 3.86 MB
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