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Product Type: DWDM Transceiver
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Product Description

The DWDM-XENPAK-54.94 is a XENPAK transceiver with a 1554.94 nm wavelength and 10GBASE speed, designed for SMF with an SC connector. It offers a 100 GHz ITU channel spacing, supporting DWDM Channel 37, and achieves a reach of 80 km with DOM support. Operating within a temperature range of 0 °C to 70 °C, this plug-in form factor device ensures reliable wired connectivity for data link protocols up to 10 Gbps.

FAQs for the DWDM-XENPAK-54.94

  • What is the form factor of the XENPAK transceiver?
    The form factor is Plug-In.
  • How does the connectivity technology work for this product?
    The product uses Wired connectivity technology.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the XENPAK transceiver?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 70 °C.
  • What type of media is compatible with this transceiver?
    The compatible media type is SMF (Single-Mode Fiber).
  • What is the speed and data link protocol of this device?
    The device operates at a speed of 10GBASE with a data link protocol of 10 Gbps.
  • Can you provide the dimensions and weight of the product's shipping package?
    The product's shipping dimensions are 1.2 in. x 2.75 in. x 4.75 in., and it weighs 0.4 LB.
  • Does the XENPAK transceiver support DOM?
    Yes, DOM support is available.
  • What wavelength and DWDM channel does this transceiver use?
    It uses a wavelength of 1554.94 nm and operates on DWDM Channel 37.
  • What type of connector is required for this transceiver?
    An SC connector is required.
  • What is the reach capability of the transceiver, and what ITU channel spacing does it support?
    The transceiver has a reach of 80 km and supports 100 GHz ITU channel spacing.

Product Review

The CISCO DWDM-XENPAK-54.94 transceiver, supporting a 10 Gbps data link protocol over a single-mode fiber (SMF) with an SC connector, offers consistent high-speed data transmission for distances up to 80 km. With a wavelength of 1554.94 nm and adhering to the ITU 100 GHz channel spacing, it fits well into dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) networks, optimizing bandwidth and network scalability. However, its XENPAK form factor may limit compatibility with newer, more compact devices, potentially necessitating additional investments in hardware for integration into modern network infrastructures.


The CISCO DWDM-XENPAK-54.94 is a high-performance transceiver designed to meet the needs of modern networks requiring high-speed data transmission over single-mode fiber (SMF). This device is engineered to support dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM), allowing for the efficient use of fiber infrastructure by combining multiple wavelengths onto a single fiber. The transceiver operates at a wavelength of 1554.94 nm, fitting into the ITU's 100 GHz channel spacing, specifically channel 37, which facilitates compatibility with existing DWDM systems and ensures efficient spectrum use. This XENPAK transceiver supports a 10GBASE data link protocol, enabling 10 Gbps connectivity that is essential for high-bandwidth applications such as data center interconnects, enterprise networking, and broadband network aggregation. The integration of this device into network systems ensures the delivery of fast, secure, and reliable data transmission over distances up to 80 km, making it an ideal solution for long-reach network extensions. The transceiver comes equipped with an SC connector, a standard in the industry known for its reliability and ease of use. This connector type ensures a secure and stable connection to the network, reducing the risk of disconnection and data transmission errors. The device's support for digital optical monitoring (DOM) allows for real-time monitoring of the transceiver's operational parameters, such as temperature, optical power levels, and voltage, enhancing network reliability through proactive maintenance and troubleshooting. Operating within a temperature range of 0 °C to 70 °C, the CISCO DWDM-XENPAK-54.94 is designed to perform reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions, ensuring uninterrupted service in diverse operational environments. This resilience is critical for networks that must maintain continuous uptime without being affected by temperature fluctuations. The hardware specifications of this transceiver are encapsulated in a plug-in form factor, which allows for easy installation and integration into existing network infrastructure without the need for extensive modifications. This plug-and-play approach simplifies the network upgrade process, reducing downtime and labor costs associated with network enhancements. Key features of the CISCO DWDM-XENPAK-54.94 include: - Wired connectivity technology for stable and secure data transmission. - Support for 10 Gbps data link protocol, ensuring high-speed network performance. - DOM support, enabling effective monitoring and management of network performance. The product is shipped in dimensions of 1.2 in. x 2.75 in. x 4.75 in. and has a weight of 0.4 LB, ensuring that it is compact and lightweight for easy handling and shipping. This transceiver is an essential component for network administrators seeking to enhance their network's capacity and performance with DWDM technology. Its reliability, performance, and ease of integration make it a valuable addition to any high-speed network infrastructure.


Part Number CISCO DWDM-XENPAK-54.94
Manufacturer CISCO
Module Type XENPAK
Optical Wavelength 1554.94 nm
Transmission Speed 10GBASE
Channel Frequency Separation 100 GHz
Cable Type SMF
Interface Type SC
Maximum Distance 80 km
Diagnostics Monitoring Supported
Lowest Operating Temp 0 °C
Highest Operating Temp 70 °C
Interface Mode Wired
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Channel 37
Communication Protocol 10 Gbps
Device Integration Plug-In
Package Size (Height x Width x Depth) 1.2 x 2.75 x 4.75 inches
Shipping Weight 0.4 LB

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