Avago intros all-metal fiber optic components for industrial networks

Nov. 13, 2008
November 13, 2008 -- The HFBR-15x5/25xx industrial-grade optical fiber modules from Avago Technologies leverage a full metal housing and connectors to increase the ruggedness of deployed communications equipment in the field.

November 13, 2008 -- Avago Technologies, a supplier of interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, has introduced a new line of FieldBus optical fiber transmitter and receiver modules.

According to the company, designed to support SERCOS, Interbus and PROFibus standards, these new components also offer high levels of electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection to guard against the growing levels of electrical noise and interference found in today's harsh, industrial networking environment.

Designed with a metal connector and metal packaging, the HFBR-15x5/25xx provides excellent RFI/EMI shielding, says Avago. Based on 650-nm wavelengths, the new components will be available with SMA and ST connector ports and are compatible with 1 mm POF/200-micron hard-clad silica fiber (HCS). Additionally, the HFBR-15x5/25xx features data rates from DC to 10 MBd and DC to 16 MBd, and offers a -40 to 85 degree C operating temperature range.

The all-metal fiber optic industrial transmitters/receivers will be available in four variations. The HFBR-1505/AFZ/2505AFZ is designed for 10 MBd SERCOS; the HFBR-1505CFA/2505CFZ supports 2 MBd Interbus-S; the HFBR-1515BFZ/2515BFZ supports 10 MBd PROFIbus-S; and the HFBR-1506AFZ/2506AFZ supports 16 MBd SERCOS.

All products will be available in December 2008. Pricing for the HFBR-15x5/25xx begins at $11.00 each in 1,000 pieces, depending on connector type. More information can be found at: www.avagotech.com/pages/en/industrial/industrial_networking/.

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