Single Mode Fibre connectivity thru GLC-SX-MM= works or not ?

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Oct 22nd, 2008

We have two buildings beyond 200 metres.We have got single mode fibre running between the buildings but we have GLC-SX-MM= SFP module in hands.CAn we do the connectivity ?If works,is it a standard pratise ?

I have this problem too.
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Giuseppe Larosa Wed, 10/22/2008 - 05:43

Hello Sivakumar,

it doesn't work :

SM fiber acts as a narrower filter and will drop most of optical energy of the MM transmitter.

You need SM GBICs or SFPs to use SM fiber

Hope to help

Giuseppe

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