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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: CWDM XFP Module
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Product Description

The ONS-XC-10G-1610 is designed for high-performance data transmission with a wavelength range from 1450 nm to 1620 nm, ensuring compatibility with various optical networks. It supports a bit rate of up to 11.1 Gbps across distances up to 40 km, suitable for 10GE, OTU2, OTU2e, and 10G FC protocols, with a dispersion tolerance of 0 to 800 ps/nm. This module features a MTBF of 2,711,000 hours, operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 70 °C, and has a maximum power consumption of 3.5 W, making it efficient for extended use in diverse environments.

FAQs for the ONS-XC-10G-1610

  • What is the minimum wavelength supported by this device?
    The minimum wavelength supported is 1450 nm.
  • Can you provide the sensitivity Rx for the part?
    The sensitivity Rx is -14 dBm.
  • What is the maximum wavelength the hardware can handle?
    It can handle a maximum wavelength of 1620 nm.
  • What is the Sensitivity Tx range?
    Sensitivity Tx is within the range of +/-6.5 nm.
  • What dispersion tolerance is supported?
    The device supports a dispersion tolerance of 0 to 800 ps/nm.
  • What is the Tx power range?
    The Tx power range is from +3 to +7 dBm.
  • Which bit rates are supported by this hardware?
    It supports 10GE, OTU2, OTU2e (up to 11.1 Gbps), and 10G FC bit rates.
  • What is the target distance for OTU2 and 10GE?
    The target distance for OTU2 and 10GE is 40 km.
  • What type of cable connection is supported?
    The supported cable connection is LC-LC.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) for this device?
    The MTBF is 2,711,000 hours.

Product Review

The CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 offers a wide wavelength range (1450 nm to 1620 nm) and supports various high-speed data formats including 10GE and OTU2, making it versatile for different networking tasks. However, its sensitivity range might limit performance in environments with higher signal loss. It boasts an impressive MTBF of 2,711,000 hours, indicating high reliability, but its maximum power consumption of 3.5 W could be a concern for energy-efficient operations.


The CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 is a high-performance transceiver designed for extensive applications in high-speed networking. This transceiver module is engineered to deliver seamless connectivity and support a broad range of data rates and protocols. Specifically, it caters to applications requiring 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GE), OTU2, OTU2e, and 10G Fiber Channel (FC), making it a versatile choice for modern networks. One of the key features of the CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 is its wide wavelength range, from a minimum of 1450 nm to a maximum of 1620 nm. This range ensures compatibility with various optical networking standards and flexibility in deployment. The sensitivity of the receiver and transmitter is optimized for high performance, with receiver sensitivity at -14 dBm and transmitter sensitivity within +/-6.5 nm, ensuring reliable data transmission even over long distances. The module boasts a dispersion tolerance of 0 to 800 ps/nm, accommodating a broad range of optical infrastructures and minimizing signal degradation over distances. This is complemented by a transmitter power range of +3 to +7 dBm, which provides sufficient power for both short and long-haul transmissions. The supported bit rate up to 11.1 Gbps facilitates high-capacity data flows, essential for data centers, enterprise networks, and service providers. Designed for distances up to 40 km for OTU2 and 10GE applications, the CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 meets the needs of most metropolitan area networks and large-scale enterprise networks. This capability ensures that the module can handle the demands of high-speed data transmission without compromising signal integrity or performance. With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 2,711,000 hours, the CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 demonstrates exceptional reliability. This longevity reduces maintenance costs and downtime, making it a cost-effective solution for network operators. The maximum power consumption of 3.5 W underscores its efficiency, reducing operational expenses related to power and cooling. The hardware specifications include support for LC-LC cable connections, ensuring easy integration with existing network infrastructure. The module operates within the C band, aligning with industry standards for optical communications. Furthermore, it adheres to the ITU G694.2 standard, guaranteeing compliance with international networking protocols and performance benchmarks. Operating temperatures range from 0 °C to 70 °C, offering flexibility for deployment in various environments without the need for additional cooling solutions. This wide temperature range ensures stable operation in both data center environments and field installations. Key Features: - Supports a wide range of protocols including 10GE, OTU2, OTU2e, and 10G FC. - Designed for long-haul transmissions with a target distance of 40 km. - Features a high MTBF of 2,711,000 hours, indicating reliability and durability. In summary, the CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610 is a comprehensive solution for networks requiring high-speed data transmission over optical fiber. Its broad compatibility, efficiency, and reliability make it an ideal choice for a wide array of networking applications.


Item Code CISCO ONS-XC-10G-1610
Manufacturer CISCO
Lowest Operating Wavelength 1450 nanometers
Highest Operating Wavelength 1620 nanometers
Receiver Sensitivity -14 dBm
Transmitter Sensitivity +/-6.5 nanometers
Chromatic Dispersion Resistance 0 to 800 picoseconds per nanometer
Transmitter Power Output +3 to +7 dBm
Data Rate Compatibility 10G Ethernet, OTU2, OTU2e (Up to 11.1 Gbps), 10G Fiber Channel
Maximum Transmission Distance 40 kilometers
Mean Time Between Failures 2,711,000 hours
Peak Power Draw 3.5 Watts
Fiber Optic Connector Type LC to LC
Optical Band C
Compliance ITU G694.2
Minimum Temperature Threshold 0 degrees Celsius
Maximum Temperature Threshold 70 degrees Celsius

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