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Product Line: Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41
Product Type: Transceiver
Original price $2,338.00 - Original price $2,674.00
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$2,338.00 - $2,674.00
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Product Description

The QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 Arista features a duplex LC termination/connector type, designed for use with SMF (Single-Mode Fiber). It supports a data rate of 100 Gb/s, utilizing DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) technology for efficient bandwidth utilization. This module comes in a QSFP form factor, equipped with a pull tab for easy installation and removal.

Key Feature for the QSFP-100G-DZ2-41

  • What is the data rate supported by this QSFP module?
    The module supports a data rate of 100 Gb/s.
  • Can I use the QSFP module with any type of fiber?
    This module is designed for use with Single Mode Fiber (SMF).
  • What type of connector is used with this 100 Gb/s QSFP module?
    It uses a Duplex LC connector.
  • What is the significance of the DWDM wavelength for this module?
    DWDM allows for multiple data channels to be transmitted simultaneously over the same fiber, increasing bandwidth.
  • Does this module include a pull tab for easier handling?
    Yes, it is equipped with a pull tab for convenient insertion and removal.
  • Is the 100 Gb/s QSFP module compatible with older network equipment?
    Compatibility depends on the equipment's support for the QSFP form factor and 100 Gb/s data rate.
  • How does the use of SMF impact the range and performance of the module?
    SMF allows for longer transmission distances with lower loss compared to Multimode Fiber (MMF).
  • Can I use this module in any QSFP port?
    Yes, it can be used in any QSFP port that supports the specific DWDM wavelengths and 100 Gb/s data rate.
  • What is the advantage of using a Duplex LC connector with this module?
    Duplex LC connectors offer a compact, reliable connection ideal for high-density network environments.
  • How does DWDM technology benefit my network's capacity?
    DWDM significantly increases network capacity by allowing multiple data channels on the same fiber, optimizing infrastructure efficiency.

Product Review

The Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 offers a data rate of 100 Gb/s, supporting high-speed data transmission over single-mode fiber (SMF) with a duplex LC connector, catering to dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) applications. However, its reliance on DWDM may limit its compatibility with existing network infrastructure not designed for such specific wavelength requirements. The inclusion of a pull tab enhances ease of installation and removal, improving handling efficiency in high-density configurations.


The Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 is a high-speed transceiver module designed for 100 Gigabit Ethernet applications. This module is equipped with a Duplex LC connector, making it compatible with Single-Mode Fiber (SMF), ensuring high-performance long-distance communication. The QSFP form factor allows for integration into a wide range of networking equipment, providing an efficient solution for upgrading existing systems to support higher data rates without requiring significant hardware modifications. Key features of the Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 include its support for the Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology, which allows for the transmission of multiple data streams on different wavelengths of light over the same fiber. This capability significantly increases the bandwidth capacity of the network without the need for additional fibers. The module operates at a data rate of 100 Gb/s, making it suitable for high-demand applications such as data centers, enterprise networking, and cloud computing infrastructures. - Termination/Connector Type: Duplex LC - Fiber Type: Single-Mode Fiber (SMF) - Data Rate: 100 Gb/s The inclusion of a pull tab in the design of the Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 enhances its usability by facilitating easier insertion and removal from network devices, minimizing the risk of damage to the module or the device during handling. This feature is particularly beneficial in dense network environments where space and accessibility may be limited. The use of DWDM technology in this QSFP module allows network operators to achieve a more efficient utilization of their existing fiber infrastructure. By combining multiple data channels onto a single fiber, DWDM significantly reduces the complexity and cost associated with network expansion or upgrades. The Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 supports this technology at a wavelength specific to its design, ensuring compatibility with DWDM networking systems and equipment. Overall, the Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41 is a versatile and high-performance networking module that meets the needs of modern high-speed networks. Its support for 100 Gb/s data rates, combined with the efficiency of DWDM technology and the reliability of SMF, makes it an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network's capacity and performance. The use of a Duplex LC connector and the inclusion of a pull tab further ensure that the module can be easily and safely integrated into a wide range of networking equipment, promoting operational efficiency and reducing the risk of network downtime due to hardware issues.


Item Number Arista QSFP-100G-DZ2-41
Manufacturer Arista
End Connection LC Duplex
Compatible Fiber Single-Mode Fiber (SMF)
Release Mechanism Tab for Ejection
Transmission Speed 100 Gigabits per Second
Module Type QSFP
Operational Light Spectrum Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM)

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