Technical Documentation

Gigabit Ethernet SFP Optical Interface Specifications

M Series and T Series routers support the following Gigabit Ethernet PICs with SFP. To determine which SFPs are supported, see the cables and connectors for each PIC.

  • Table 1 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-SX PICs with SFP.
  • Table 2 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-LX PICs with SFP.
  • Table 3 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-LH PICs with SFP.
  • Table 4 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX10–U 13/14 and Gigabit Ethernet BX10–D 14/13 PICs with SFP.
  • Table 5 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX10–U 13/15 and Gigabit Ethernet BX10–D 15/13 PICs with SFP.
  • Table 6 shows the optical interface specifications for Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX40–U 13/15 and Gigabit Ethernet BX40–D 15/13 PICs with SFP.

Table 1: Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-SX SFP Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-SX

Transceiver model number

SFP-1GE-SX

Rate

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Multimode

Transceiver type

SFP

Maximum distance

62.5/125 MMF cable:
656 ft/200 m

50/125 MMF cable:
1640 ft/500 m

Transmitter wavelength

770 through 860 nm

Average launch power

–9.5 through 0 dBm

Average receive power

–17 through 0 dBm

Receiver saturation

0 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–17 dBm

Table 2: Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-LX Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-LX

Transceiver model number

SFP-1GE-LX

Rate

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Single-mode

Transceiver type

SFP

Maximum distance

62.5/125 and 50/125 MMF cable: 1804.5 ft/550 m

Transmitter wavelength

1270 through 1355 nm

Average launch power

–11.5 through –3 dBm

Average receive power

–19 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–19 dBm

Table 3: Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-LH Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-LH

Transceiver model number

SFP-1GE-LH

Rate

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Single-mode

Transceiver type

SFP

Maximum distance

9/125 SMF cable:
43.5 miles/70 km

Transmitter wavelength

1355 through 1580 nm

Average launch power

–3 through +3 dBm

Average receive power

–20 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–20 dBm

Table 4: Bidirectional Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX SFP (U 13/14 and D 14/13) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-BX10-U 13/14

1000Base-BX10-D 14/13

Pairs with

1000Base-BX10-D 14/13

1000Base-BX10-U 13/14

Transceiver model number

SFP-GE10KT13R14

SFP-GE10KT14R13

Rate

1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Single-mode

Single-mode

Transceiver type

SFP

SFP

Standard

IEEE 802.3-2005

IEEE 802.3-2005

Maximum distance

9/125 SMF cable:
6.2 miles/10 km

9/125 SMF cable:
6.2 miles/10 km

Transmitter wavelength

1260 through 1360 nm

1480 through 1500 nm

Average launch power

–9 through –3 dBm

–9 through –3 dBm

Average receive power

–19.5 through –3 dBm

–19.5 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–19.5 dBm

–19.5 dBm

Table 5: Bidirectional Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX SFP (U 13/15 and D 15/13) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-BX10-U 13/15

1000Base-BX10-D 15/13

Pairs with

1000Base-BX10-D 15/13

1000Base-BX10-U 13/15

Transceiver model number

SFP-GE10KT13R15

SFP-GE10KT15R13

Rate

1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Single-mode

Single-mode

Transceiver type

SFP

SFP

Standard

Multivendor agreement

Multivendor agreement

Maximum distance

9/125 SMF cable:
6.2 miles/10 km

9/125 SMF cable:
6.2 miles/10 km

Transmitter wavelength

1270 through 1360 nm

1530 through 1570 nm

Average launch power

–9 through –3 dBm

–9 through –3 dBm

Average receive power

–20 through –3 dBm

–20 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–20 dBm

–20 dBm

Table 6: Bidirectional Gigabit Ethernet 1000Base-BX SFP (40 U 13/15 and D 15/13) Optical Interface Specifications

Parameter

1000Base-BX40-U 13/15

1000Base-BX40-D 15/13

Pairs with

1000Base-BX40-D 15/13

1000Base-BX40-U 13/15

Transceiver model number

SFP-GE40KT13R15

SFP-GE40KT15R13

Rate

1000 Mbps

1000 Mbps

Optical interface

Single-mode

Single-mode

Transceiver type

SFP

SFP

Standard

Multivendor agreement

Multivendor agreement

Maximum distance

9/125 SMF cable:
24.9 miles/40 km

9/125 SMF cable:
24.9 miles/40 km

Transmitter wavelength

1260 through 1360 nm

1530 through 1570 nm

Average launch power

–6.5 through 2 dBm

–3 through 2 dBm

Average receive power

–23 through –3 dBm

–23 through –3 dBm

Receiver saturation

–3 dBm

–3 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

–23 dBm

–23 dBm


Published: 2009-11-13