mode converter

mode converter

[′mōd kən‚vərd·ər]
(electronics)
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The hot-swappable nature of SFPs allow for easy configuration and future upgrades as network demands evolve by simply upgrading a single SFP instead of replacing the entire fiber mode converter.
These shortcoming of switched mode converter can be over come if the switching frequency is increased in order to reduce the converter size and weight, and hence to increase the power density.
Dual-port, modular mode converter extends 10 Gbps Ethernet over fiber up to 80 km
When used with an SX and LX module the unit can be used as a mode converter.
IMC Networks, a leading manufacturer of optical access solutions and media converters for local and wide-area networks, announced the release of the IE-ModeConverter - a compact, highly-flexible fiber optic mode converter.
The DC-DC architecture is a current mode converter which can be configured with external component changes for either fly-back, forward, or buck topologies to support non-isolated or isolated switching topologies.
IMC's product line consists of hundreds of solutions, including copper-to-fiber Media Converters that integrate with existing copper wiring-based networks, fiber mode converters, distance extenders, repeaters, LAN/WAN bandwidth management, intelligent FTTx solutions, and Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) solutions.
Additionally, when employing different types of fiber for different purposes within the same network, single-mode and multimode can easily coexist using low-cost fiber mode converters.
IMC Networks offers the industry's widest variety of fiber optic media converters, fiber mode converters, as well as intelligent Fiber-to-the-Premises solutions.
Converters being purchased by TCI are dual mode converters that will accommodate both the existing DigiCipher standards and these MPEG-2 standard elements.