Home Networks

 

Firecomms fiber optic solutions are ideal solutions for high-bandwidth triple play networks that require Ethernet data to be transmitted across the home network. Together with Plastic Optical Fiber (POF), Firecomms’ fiber optic transceivers enable quicker, more flexible and cost-effective installations — unique advantage for home builders, installers, content providers, and consumers alike.

 

 

Benefits of Firecomms Fiber Optics for Consumer Network Applications

Firecomms products with Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) links offer many advantages in high speed, consumer applications:

  • EMI/RFI immunity ideal for locating links alongside electrical cabling without interference
  • Galvanic isolation between transmitter and receiver to protect expensive equipment from lightning or electrical shocks
  • Visible spectrum operation enables eye-safe, connection detection and fast troubleshooting
  • Low power consumption, transceivers capable of operation at 250mW with power-down options to conserve network power when not in use
  • Durable, flexible and lightweight
  • Resilient to bending and vibrations
  • Reduced maintenance cycle time provides up to a 20-year lifecycle on transceivers and cables
  • Simplified field installation does not require expensive tools
  • Do-it-yourself termination with OptoLock cut-and-insert simplicity
  • Roadmap to Gigabit Ethernet over the same fiber

 

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