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Dell THPF3 QSFP28 100GBPS CWDM4 Q28-100g-cwdm4 Duplex Lc SMF Refurbished

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THPF3 Quad Small Form Factor Pluggable (QSFP28) 100 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) CWDM4 Q28-100g-cwdm4 Duplex Lc System Management Facility(SMF) 100 Gigabit | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Product Overview of Transceiver

The Dell THPF3 QSFP28 100Gbps CWDM4 Q28-100g-cwdm4 Duplex Lc SMF Transceiver is a network transceiver module that enables the transmission of data over optical fiber. This particular transceiver is designed for use with Dell networking equipment and is capable of transmitting data at a rate of 100Gbps over single-mode fiber using the CWDM4 wavelength division multiplexing technology. In this article, we will take a closer look at the Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver, including its features, capabilities, and applications.

Features and Capabilities

The Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver is a hot-swappable module that can be inserted into a compatible Dell networking device. The transceiver supports duplex LC connectors and is designed to work with single-mode fiber (SMF). The CWDM4 technology allows for the simultaneous transmission of four different wavelengths of light over the same fiber, each carrying a data stream at a rate of 25Gbps. This allows for a total data transfer rate of 100Gbps.

The transceiver is compliant with the QSFP28 Multi-Source Agreement (MSA), which ensures interoperability between different vendors' networking equipment. It also meets the IEEE 802.3bm standard for 100G Ethernet, making it compatible with a wide range of networking protocols and applications.

The Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver supports digital diagnostics monitoring (DDM) capabilities, which enable real-time monitoring of the module's performance. DDM provides information about the module's input and output power levels, temperature, and other parameters, allowing network administrators to quickly identify and resolve issues.


The Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver is designed for use in high-speed data center and enterprise networks, where it can be used to connect switches, routers, and servers. It is also suitable for use in telecommunications networks, where it can be used to transmit data over long distances.

The transceiver's high data transfer rate makes it ideal for applications that require the rapid transmission of large amounts of data, such as high-performance computing, video streaming, and cloud computing. It can also be used in virtualized environments, where it can help to improve network performance and reduce latency.

Installation and Maintenance

The Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver is a hot-swappable module, which means it can be inserted or removed from a compatible Dell networking device without interrupting the network connection. However, it is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully when installing or removing the transceiver, to avoid damaging the equipment.

To ensure optimal performance, the transceiver should be installed in a clean, dust-free environment. The LC connectors should be inspected and cleaned regularly to ensure that there is no dirt or debris on the connector surfaces, which can impair the signal quality. The transceiver should also be operated within its specified temperature and power ranges, to avoid damaging the module.

Finally, the Dell THPF3 QSFP28 100Gbps CWDM4 Q28-100g-cwdm4 Duplex Lc SMF Transceiver is a high-performance networking module that is designed for use with Dell networking equipment. It supports a data transfer rate of 100Gbps over single-mode fiber, using the CWDM4 wavelength division multiplexing technology. The transceiver is compliant with industry standards, and supports real-time monitoring of its performance. It is suitable for use in high-speed data center and enterprise networks, as well as telecommunications networks, and can be used in a variety of applications that require high-speed data transfer. With proper installation and maintenance, the Dell THPF3 QSFP28 transceiver can help to improve network performance and reliability.

Detail Information about this Dell THPF3 Transceiver Module

Technical Information of 100 Gigabit Ethernet

  • Form Factor : Plug-in Module
  • Connectivity Technology : Wired
  • Data Link Protocol : 100 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Data Transfer Rate : 100 GBPS

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Building a fibre-optic network calls for a lot of planning and consideration of many factors. Transceivers are part of the many devices used to build optical fibre systems. A transceiver serves the combined roles of a transmitter and a receiver in that it transmits and receives signals. They are most common in communication equipment such as cellular phones, cordless telephone sets, and radios. Small form factors are required as networks become dense and space is limited, which sees transceivers included in chipsets.

In local area networks (LAN), a transceiver is used to connect a computer to printers and other devices on the network. Usually, the transceiver is integrated into the Network Interface Card (NIC)

Typical Roles of a Transceiver

  • Used to convert frequencies from IF to RF.
  • Widespread use in wireless communication to transmit data – voice, data, and video.
  • RF transceivers are used in communication devices to support radio and TV signal transmission, digital signals transmission, and satellite communication.
  • Collision detection – detection of simultaneous signals on the network.
  • Transceivers can be deployed to provide a jabber function to interrupt the transmission of long data stream outputs.

Look no further for all types of transceivers including fibre optic transceivers, wireless transceivers, Ethernet transceivers, and RF transceivers. All these transceivers have different characteristics and support full-duplex communication, but the principle behind their work remains the same. Different types of transceivers will have varying numbers of ports used in the transceiver networking connections.

RF Transceivers: these devices are used to transmit video or voice data over a wireless medium. Commonly used for satellite communication, radio transmission, and ITE/WiMax/WLAN networks. The radio transceiver works by silencing the receiver when it is transmitting. There is an electronic switch that facilitates the connection of both the receiver and transmitter on the same antenna. The switch protects the receiver from damage that may be caused by the transmitter output.

Fiber Optic Transceivers: Also referred to as optical modules or fibre optical transceivers. Used to transmit data in fibre optic technology. The network must also have electronic components to encode or decode data into light signals.

Ethernet Transceivers: Basically used to connect electronic devices in a network so that they are able to transmit and receive data. It is also referred to as a media access unit (MAU). The best application of these transceivers is in the specification of IEEE 802.3 and Ethernet. Ethernet transceivers will detect a collision, provide Ethernet interface processing, convert digital data, and provide access to the network.

Wireless Transceivers: Wireless transceivers are a fundamental component necessary for data delivery in wireless networks. These transceivers have two layers. The physical layer has a baseband processor and RF front end. The processor converts a bitstream to a collection symbol flow for data transmission. The second layer is a MAC layer for link traffic control in contacting wireless links, improving data throughput, and preventing collisions.

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