Date of Notice: Sept. 16, 2016
PNs Affected: RFoF Products which incorporate Optical Power Monitoring Parameter Scaling (e.g. z510 Rx)
This is a Routine Product Line Upgrade to Improve Compatibility and Ease of Use.
Optical Power Monitoring Parameter Scaling has recently been changed from 1V/1mW to 100mV/1mW. If you have any questions about the impact on product use, or if you require any support, please contact us. Otherwise, below, you’ll find a suggested solution for compatibility between product versions and diverging applications.
More Details on Product Change Notice…
Mechanical changes? – No.
Compatibility? – Yes. There is partial backward and forward compatibility between product versions. See the above application note for suggested solutions for ensuring compatibility.
Reason for upgrade? – Routine. This upgrade addresses rarely reported issues in our RFoF products’ optical power monitoring parameter scaling and generally improves these products’ efficiency.
Detailed instructions regarding upgrade:
Please contact the factory for detailed instructions from one our experienced RF engineers.
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