[AusNOG] Gig BX optics

Patrick Cole z at amused.net
Fri Mar 22 11:37:33 EST 2013


It's a great way to go to conserve fibre.
Some people also use circulators with LX for use on a single fibre.
In my experience this is generally only when their hardware has trouble 
supporting BX transcceivers or they are supplied by as standard by
a dark fibre provider.


Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 11:30:28AM +1100, Andrew Jones wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm setting up some Gig-E connectivity over SMOF and am looking at 
> using BX optics, to get better efficiency out of the number of cores I 
> have. Is there any reason not to use them instead of LX? On paper, it 
> looks like a good way to go.

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