Good (cheap) 2000Mb/s solution?

Simon Lockhart simonl at
Tue May 6 21:24:59 UTC 2003

On Tue May 06, 2003 at 05:09:09PM -0400, Deepak Jain wrote:
> > 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.
> That's exactly the sort of solution I was hoping for. Any suggestions on
> cheap WDM splitters?

Dunno about internationally, but in the UK I've seen these for sale by
RS - Goto and search for partnumber 300-8372. They appear to
be made by AMP, so I'm sure they can be sourced locally.

(Looking at that product also corrects me to 850nm for SX and 1310 for LX)

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