Firecomms present their latest product; SMI Transceivers for data links over Plastic Optic Fiber (POF)

11 Apr, 2023

Firecomms, a global leader in Plastic Optic Fiber (POF) Transceivers and the provision of fiber optic solutions, are announcing their latest range of optical fiber components.

In response to the rising demands for higher EMI immunity particularly in medical industry, Firecomms have improved the product offerings right throughout their product portfolio.

Firecomms DC-50 MBd SMI transceiver consists of separate transmitter and receiver channels enabling duplex transmission over duplex plastic optic fiber cable.

The optical transmitter is a visible red 650 nm Resonant Cavity Light Emitting Diode (RCLED) with integrated driver IC. The receiver is a fully integrated silicon IC with a front-end light sensing dual-differential-photodiode and a push-pull TTL/LVTTL compatible CMOS output stage. They are housed in an SMI connector providing a latched plug connection.

The SMI is ideal for Modbus, PROFIBUS or RS232/RS485 over fiber. A full connector suit with long and short body plugs, a passive interconnect supporting DC-50 MBd link for industrial command and control applications. It is a smart solution for EMI/EMC isolation between cabinets, boxes or control cards.

With the expansion of their product portfolio, Firecomms’ new offering strengthened their capabilities to satisfy the current market requirements by providing a small multimedia interface solution.