SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 Optical Interface Specifications

The following SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 standards are supported on M40e, M120, M320, MX Series, and T Series routers. The transceivers supported for each device might vary depending on the router. To determine which standards are supported for a transceiver on a particular device and router, see the “Cables and connectors” section for each device in the PIC guide for your router or the MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers Line Card Guide..

Table 32: SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 Short Reach (SR-1) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

Short Reach (SR-1)

Optical interface

Single-mode

Maximum distance

SMF cable: 1.24 miles/2 km

Standard

Telcordia GR-253

Transmitter wavelength

1266 through 1360 nm

Average launch power

–10 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–18 dBm

Table 33: SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 Intermediate Reach (IR-1) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

Intermediate Reach (IR-1)

Optical interface

Single-mode

Maximum distance

SMF cable: 9.3 miles/15 km

Standard

Telcordia GR-253

Transmitter wavelength

1260 through 1360 nm

Average launch power

–5 through 0 dBm

Receiver saturation

0 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–18 dBm

Table 34: SONET/SDH OC48/STM16 Long Reach (LR-2) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

Long Reach (LR-2)

Optical interface

Single-mode

Maximum distance

SMF cable: 49.71 miles/80 km

Standard

Telcordia GR-253

Transmitter wavelength

1500 through 1580 nm

Average launch power

–2 through +3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–9 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–28 dBm

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