Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 SFP Transceiver Module
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Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 SFP Transceiver Module Pluggable Refurbished

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SFP-OC48-LR2 2.67 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) OC-48/STM-16 LR2 Single-Mode Fiber 80km 1550nm 1 x LC Duplex OC-48/STM-16 Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Overview of the Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 SFP Transceiver Module

The Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 transceiver module is designed to support data transmission speeds of up to 2.67 gigabytes per second (GBPS). This high-speed capability makes it suitable for a wide range of networking applications that require fast and reliable data transfer. This transceiver module is specifically engineered to facilitate high-speed data transmission over long distances using single-mode fiber optic cables.

Key Features for Pluggable Transceiver Module

Speed and Capacity

The SFP-OC48-LR2 boasts an impressive data transfer rate of 2.67 GBPS, making it suitable for high-bandwidth applications. Its compatibility with OC-48/STM-16 LR2 standards ensures seamless integration into networks demanding reliable and fast communication.

Long-Range Capability

Designed for extended reach, the GBIC-SFP module supports connections over distances of up to 80 kilometers. This feature is crucial for applications requiring communication between geographically distant network nodes, such as data centers, metropolitan area networks (MANs), or telecommunications infrastructure.

Wavelength and Optics

Operating at a wavelength of 1550nm, the SFP-OC48-LR2 utilizes single-mode fiber, ensuring optimal signal integrity over long distances. The choice of optics and wavelength is critical in minimizing signal attenuation and maximizing the performance of the transceiver.

LC Duplex Connector

The module comes equipped with a 1 x LC Duplex connector, a widely used standard in fiber optics. This connector design ensures a secure and reliable connection, facilitating easy integration into various networking equipment.

Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)

The SFP form factor is known for its compact size, allowing for high port density in networking devices. Being hot-swappable, SFP modules like the SFP-OC48-LR2 can be replaced or upgraded without disrupting network operations, providing flexibility and ease of maintenance.

Form Factor and Compatibility

The SFP-OC48-LR2 adheres to the Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) standard, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of networking equipment such as routers, switches, and optical transport equipment. This makes it a versatile choice for various network architectures.

Data Rate

With a data transfer rate of 2.67 GBPS, the module meets the demands of high-speed networking applications, supporting the OC-48/STM-16 LR2 standard.

Fiber Type and Wavelength

The transceiver is optimized for use with single-mode fiber, utilizing a wavelength of 1550nm. This combination enhances signal quality and allows for long-distance communication without compromising performance.


The SFP-OC48-LR2 is specifically engineered for long-range communication, supporting distances of up to 80 kilometers. This extended reach makes it suitable for deployment in scenarios where communication needs to span significant geographical distances.

Multimode Optical Networking Needs

The SFP-OC48-LR2 Cisco Pluggable Long-reach Transceiver Module is a solution for high-speed, multimode optical networking needs. It is a compact, pluggable device that can be easily installed into Cisco switches, routers, and other networking equipment. This module provides a cost-effective and reliable solution for increasing the bandwidth and connectivity of your network.

The SFP-OC48-LR2 supports the OC-48c/STM-16 (2.5Gbps) standard and has a maximum reach of 40 kilometers over multimode fiber. This makes it ideal for connecting large data centers, service provider networks, and enterprise networks over longer distances. The module supports both Single-mode Fiber (SMF) and Multimode Fiber (MMF) cabling, making it versatile and flexible for various networking applications.

The SFP-OC48-LR2 supports digital optical monitoring (DOM), which provides real-time diagnostics and monitoring of the optical signal. This helps to ensure that your network is operating optimally and quickly identifies any potential issues before they become major problems.


Telecommunications Networks

In telecommunications infrastructure, where reliable long-distance communication is essential, the SFP-OC48-LR2 finds its application. It can be deployed in the backbone of telecommunications networks to ensure seamless connectivity between different nodes.

Data Centers

Data centers, with their intricate network architectures and high-speed data transfer requirements, benefit from the SFP-OC48-LR2. Its compatibility with routers and switches makes it an ideal choice for connecting data center facilities that may be situated miles apart.

Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs)

Metropolitan Area Networks covering large urban areas can leverage the long-range capabilities of the SFP-OC48-LR2 for connecting different network nodes across the city. This facilitates efficient data transfer and communication in densely populated areas.

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

Internet Service Providers handling vast amounts of data traffic can employ the SFP-OC48-LR2 in their optical transport networks. Its high data rate and long-range capabilities make it suitable for backbone connections, ensuring reliable internet connectivity for end-users.

Transceiver Quality for Network Performance

The SFP-OC48-LR2 Cisco Pluggable Long-reach Transceiver Module is a critical component in any optical network infrastructure. It helps to transfer data between devices that are far apart and allows the network to function efficiently. The quality of the transceiver module directly affects the performance of the network and therefore, it is crucial to choose a high-quality transceiver that is reliable, efficient, and compatible with the network devices.

One of the key factors in determining the quality of a transceiver module is the optical power budget. The optical power budget is the difference between the transmitted power and the received power and determines the maximum distance the signal can travel without degradation. A high-quality transceiver module has a larger optical power budget, which means it can transmit data over longer distances with minimal signal loss. This ensures that the data is transmitted with high quality and reliability, even over long distances.

Another factor that affects the quality of the transceiver is the data transmission rate. A high-quality transceiver module should be able to support high-speed data transmission, which is crucial for large amounts of data transfer. The SFP-OC48-LR2 supports data transmission rates of up to 2.5Gbps, ensuring that the network performance is not compromised.

The quality of the transceiver module also affects the network reliability. A high-quality transceiver module should be able to operate in a wide temperature range and be resistant to environmental conditions such as humidity and dust. The SFP-OC48-LR2 is designed to operate in harsh conditions, making it suitable for use in a wide range of environments.

The compatibility of the transceiver module is also an important factor in determining its quality. A high-quality transceiver module should be compatible with the network devices and have the necessary certifications and approvals. The SFP-OC48-LR2 is a Cisco-certified product and has been tested to ensure that it works seamlessly with other Cisco network devices, improving the overall network performance.

General Information for the Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 SFP Transceiver Module

Technical Information of Transceiver Module

  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Product Type: GBIC-SFP

Interfaces/Ports of 1550-nm Wavelength Module

  • Total Number of Ports: 1
  • Connector Type: LC
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x LC Duplex OC-48/STM-16
Media & Performance
  • Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Mode Supported: Single-mode

In short, the Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 transceiver module stands as a testament to advancements in optical networking technology. With its impressive data transfer rate, long-range capabilities, and compatibility with various network equipment, it addresses the demands of modern high-performance networks. Whether deployed in telecommunications networks, data centers, MANs, or by ISPs, this transceiver module plays a vital role in ensuring reliable and efficient long-distance communication. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, the Cisco SFP-OC48-LR2 remains a reliable solution for bridging communication gaps over extended distances in the world of networking.

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