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OEM Optics vs Third-Party Transceivers: Which to Choose?

Third-party transceiver has gone into fiber optic transceiver market for years. Topics around OEM (original equipment manufacturers) optical module vs third-party transceiver have been attached great attention. Compatibility, quality and warranty of optical module are what the users care about when they consider third-party transceivers. However, there exist both doubts and praise to third-party compatible transceiver modules. Then OEM optics vs third-party transceivers: which to choose? Should ...
Posted on July 12, 2015 By FS.COM
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Difference between LED and Laser Light Source

As the wide application of fiber optic system, optical light source plays a more and more important part in it. We known a basic optical fiber system consists of a transmitter, an optical fiber and a receiver. The fiber optic light source, as an important component of the transmitter is modulated by a suitable drive circuit in accordance with the signals to be transmitted. Optical light source is also needed for performing fiber optic network testing to measure the fiber optic loss in the cable ...
Posted on May 29, 2013 By FS.COM
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Can We Use Third-party Dell SFP for Dell Switches?

Using third-party transceiver module or Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) optical transceivers for major brand switches has remained controversial. It is no doubt that most enterprises and individual users use third-party transceiver modules because they are more money-saving based on the same quality as the OEM optical transceivers. But one concern about using third-party optics are based on assumption is that 3rd-party hardware will void OEM device warranty and support. As one popular net...
Posted on November 30, 2012 By FS.COM