Firecomms fiber optical transceiver products with Plastic Optical or Plastic Clad Fiber (POF/PCS) links offer many advantages in a range of applications, from industrial automation to transportation and home networking:

  • EMI/RFI immunity ideal for industrial, harsh, noisy environments
  • Galvanic isolation between transmitter and receiver
  • Visible spectrum operation enables eye-safe, fast troubleshooting
  • Low power consumption, transmitters capable of operation at 3-4mA
  • Durable, flexible and lightweight
  • Resilient to bending and vibrations
  • High reliability for extended machine uptime
  • Industrial temperature in range of -40 to +85°C
  • Reduced maintenance cycle time provides up to a 20-year lifecycle on transceivers and cables
  • Simplified field installation for easy termination of large core optical fibers in custom distances


Solution Guides

While Firecomms fiber optical transceiver products can be used for many different applications, the following solution guides provide details about Firecomms products in specific applications.

Electric & Diesel Trains Solutions Guide

Home Networking Solutions Guide

Industrial Automation Solutions Guide

Robotics Solutions Guide

Medical Imaging Solutions Guide

Renewable Energy Solutions Guide

Smart Grid Automation Solutions Guide

Electrical Power Management Solutions Guide


Application Notes and White Papers

RS-485 over POF

Plastic Optic Fiber for IIoT in Power Distribution