LambdaDriver™

Compact, Scalable WDM Optical Transport Solution

MRV's LambdaDriver™ is its premiere optical transport system for building high-performance enterprise access, metropolitan carrier and long haul transport networks. The LambdaDriver™ is a multi-functional, compact, modular WDM system that supports both dense wavelength division multiplexing and coarse wavelength division multiplexing technology. LambdaDriver™ also serves as a packet optical transport system by integrating Carrier Ethernet connection-oriented services and reconfigurable OADM for automated optical mesh topologies with wavelength-level switching. The LambdaDriver™ series can support data rates from 8 Mbps up to 40 Gbps with seamless future upgrades to 100 Gbps.


LambdaDriver™ Chassis

The LambdaDriver® Optical Transport System is a CWDM/DWDM Optical networking platform providing multifunctional modular solution for Metro, regional and Medium/Long haul data centric networks.
The LambdaDriver® system is capable of carrying all types of services at rates ranging from 8 Mbps up to 10 Gbps.

  • LambdaDriver™ 1600

    LambdaDriver™ 1600

  • LambdaDriver™ 200/400/800

    LambdaDriver™ 200/400/800

  • Passive LambdaDriver™

    Passive LambdaDriver™

  • Management Module

    Management Module


WDM/Optical Modules

The LambdaDriver® consists of several unique optical components performing distinct functions to deliver transport services. Fundamentally two groups of components exist which can be classified as active and passives devices. Passive devices are typically bordered by active devices at the client edge of the network and the transport (WDM) side of the network.

Transponders and muxponders condition client connections and convert them for transport on the network (WDM) side of the system. These connections are aggregated by passive optical components (CWDM and DWDM) including OADM (Optical Add Drop Multiplexers) or a combination of optical multiplexers and demultiplexers. The combination of transponders and these fundamental passive optical components formulates the basic WDM transport system.

Passive Modules
  • CWDM/DWDM

    CWDM/DWDM

  • Band Splitters

    Band Splitters

  • Optical Banded OADM

    Optical Banded OADM

Active Modules
  • WSS ROADMs

    WSS ROADMs

  • Redundancy Optical Switch (RED)

    Redundancy Optical Switch (RED)

  • Optical Channel Monitor

    Optical Channel Monitor

Optical Amplifiers
  • EDFA

    EDFA

  • Raman

    Raman


Multifunction Transponders

In a WDM network, multiple light wavelengths are transported in parallel increasing the total transport capacity and increases the efficiency of fiber. Transponders provide a necessary conversion or translation between these network facing wavelengths and the customer premise equipment, which is typically equipped with low-cost local interfaces (copper or fiber). In addition to the basic wavelength conversion, transponders offer a suite of features that aid in the management, provisioning and upkeep WDM systems.

Multi-rate up to 4.25G Transponders
TM2-SFPXC

TM2-SFPXC

OEO Cross Connect

The LambdaDriver® EM1600-4CC10G XFP Dual Transponder is a single slot module that incorporates 4 independent XFP based 10 Gbps ports with intelligent port interconnection functionality. The flexible configuration options permit pairing any-to-any port to form a dual 10 Gbps transponder in one module.

  • 10 Gbps XFP Module, 4 Port

    10 Gbps XFP Module, 4 Port

  • 10 Gbps XFP Module, 8 Port

    10 Gbps XFP Module, 8 Port

Dual 10G Transponders with XFP Trunk

The TM2-XFP is a single slot module incorporating two independent 10Gbps transponders that convert the "gray" wavelength of a terminal equipment interface into ITU-T grid DWDM wavelength enabling its transport via the LambdaDriver® Optical Transport System.

  • TM2-XFP Dual XFP Uplink

    TM2-XFP Dual XFP Uplink

  • TM2-XFPF Dual Transponder Module with FEC

    TM2-XFPF Dual Transponder Module with FEC

  • TM2-SFPPXFP 10Gbps Module

    TM2-SFPPXFP 10Gbps Module

Tunable 10G Transponders

The TM-DXFP transponder is a single slot module that converts the “gray” wavelength of a 10 Gbps terminal equipment interface to an ITU-T grid DWDMwavelength enabling its transport via the LambdaDriver®® Optical Transport System (DWDM multiplexer, OADM etc.).

  • TM-DXFP 10 Gbps Transponder Module

    TM-DXFP 10 Gbps Transponder Module

  • TM-DXFPF 1-Gbps Transponder with FEC

    TM-DXFPF 1-Gbps Transponder with FEC

Fiber Channel Modules 8/10G

The TM2-SFPPXFPFC8 is a single slot module incorporating two independent up to 8Gbps Fibre Channel transponders that convert the "gray" wavelength of a terminal equipment interface into ITU-T grid DWDM wavelength enabling its transport via the LambdaDriver® Optical Transport system (DWDM multiplexer, OADM etc).

2/4/8Gbps FC Dual Transponder

2/4/8Gbps FC Dual Transponder


TDM Muxponders

The term "muxponder" is derived from two communications technologies, the Transponder and Time Division Multiplexer. The Muxponder integrates these two functions into one communications appliance resulting in a very efficient use of bandwidth by combining several services within a single wavelength. Like transponders, Muxponders provide a necessary conversion or translation between network facing wavelengths and the customer premise equipment, which is typically equipped with low-cost local interfaces (copper or fiber).

  • 2xGE or 1G Fiber Channel

    2xGE or 1G Fiber Channel

  • 8xGE XFP Trunk

    8xGE XFP Trunk

  • 8xGE Tunable Trunk

    8xGE Tunable Trunk

OTN Muxponders

The OTN Muxponders are a revolutionary addition to the LambdaDriver® system that enhance the versatility and flexibility of WDM-based network design and implementation to unprecedented levels.

  • Single XFP / Tunable Trunk w/8 SFP ports

    Single XFP / Tunable Trunk w/8 SFP ports

  • Dual XFP trunk w/16 SFP ports

    Dual XFP trunk w/16 SFP ports


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