Optical Multiplexers measure 7.2 x 14.5 x 4.7 mm.

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Four-channel Model P1X4 and 8-channel Model P1X8 are Coarse Wave Division Multiplexers featuring miniature, multi-layer, thin film filters. They are available with optional connectors to fit wide range of network requirements. Units are suited for Passive Optical Networks, including B-PON, E-PON, G-PON and WDM-PON, SAN, and OADM as well as metro and metro edge networks including LX4 applications.



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New Technology, Fewer Parts, Reduce Size and Cost for Omron Optical Coarse Wave Multiplexers/Demultiplexers



SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 20, 2005)-The Omron P1X4 (4 channel) and P1X8 (8 channel) Coarse Wave Division Multiplexers (CWDM) utilize a simplification in architecture to achieve the world's smallest size. This reduction in size, along with a miniature multi-layer thin film filter combined in a proprietary structure, ensure cost competitive performance in this miniature form factor.

These compact 4 and 8 channel mux/demux units measure only 7.2mm (W) by 14.5mm (L) by 4.7mm (H). The P1X4 and P1X8 are available with optional connectors to fit a wide range of network requirements.

These components are ideal for use as Coarse Wave Division Multiplexers (CWDM) and in Passive Optical Networks, including B-PON, E-PON, G-PON and WDM-PON, SAN, OADM and also in metro and metro edge networks including LX4 applications.

The P1X4 and P1X8 components are currently available and are priced at $80/channel in sample quantities.

For further information, contact: Omron Electronic Components, 55 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173. Tel: 847-882-2288. Fax: 847-755-7177. Internet: www.components.omron.com.

Omron Electronic Components is a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced electronic components. Extensive product groups include relays, switches, connectors, and optical sensors. Omron Electronic Components is the Americas subsidiary of Omron Corporation, a $5.5 billion global leading supplier of electronics and control system components and services.

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