LX sfp minimum range

David Storandt dstorandt at teljet.com
Thu Jan 26 07:47:36 CST 2012


You can put a 3dB or 5dB optical pad on the link if the receiver can't
handle zero-distance optical power.


On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 3:03 AM, Joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
> vendors that specify a minimum distance for lx typically spec 2 meters.
>
> even EX shouldn't spike the receiver at that distance as long as the max
> RX is about +1.
>
> On 1/25/12 11:26 , jon Heise wrote:
>> we are moving a router between 2 data centers and we only have LX sfp's for connection, is there any issue using LX sfp's in a short range deployment ?
>>
>



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