Good (cheap) 2000Mb/s solution?

Simon Lockhart simonl at
Tue May 6 20:59:52 UTC 2003

On Tue May 06, 2003 at 04:56:35PM -0400, Deepak Jain wrote:
> I need a good, cheap (its temporary) solution to run 2000mb/s over a single
> pair of multimode fiber (SX handoffs). I'd ideally like to put in two GEs,
> and get two out. I could use 10G gear, or OC48 gear, but I was hoping for
> something less pricey since this only has two run about 200ft between two
> buildings.
> Any suggestions? I will be glad to summarize for anyone who wants it.

I've heard of people who use a pair of SX gbics (1310nm), and a pair of LX
gbics (1550nm), and a cheap WDM splitter to get two GigE's down one pair
of fiber.


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