Press Release Summary:
Suited for hazardous industrial environments, M12 microFX data transmission system is comprised of active transceivers with diagnostic function for optical data transmission up to 125 Mbps as well as corresponding connectors for multimode glass fiber. In addition to 2 optical contacts for data transmission, 2 electrical contacts for power supply of devices linked by microFX are integrated into connector. Passive coupling units are also included.
Original Press Release:
HARTING microFX - M12 Based Fiber Optic Data Transmission System for Industrial Ethernet
ELGIN, Ill. - The HARTING Technology Group extends the fiber optic product offering range by the introduction of the new M12 microFX range of components. The microFX range consists of active transceivers with diagnostic function for optical data transmission up to 125 MBit/s, e.g. for industrial Ethernet, as well as the corresponding connectors for multi-mode glass fiber. In addition to the two optical contacts for the data transmission, two electrical contacts for the power supply of devices linked by the microFX are integrated into the connector. Passive coupling units complete the component offering. In addition, pre-assembled custom-built harnesses are also available. By using proven M12 technology, a cost effective integration of optical interfaces with a degree of protection to IP 65/67 is possible and especially useful for devices designed for applications in an industrial environment. The new microFX guarantees secure data transmission in hazardous environments.