Clearwave 8000m Optical Switch

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  • Automatic Remote Fiber Management and Connectivity
  • Lab Environment Automation
  • network-monitor-iconRemote Network Monitoring and Testing
  • video-iconVideo Distribution

ClearWave 8000m optical switch delivers carrier-class reliability and serviceability for mission-critical applications that must be securely managed.  Functionally it handles remote fiber connection and redistribution,  remote monitoring and testing, and rapid fault isolation and repair in a network operations environment.

ClearWave 8000m Optical Switch Uses:

  • Automatic remote fiber management and connectivity
  • Lab environment automation
  • Remote network monitoring and testing
  • Video distribution
  • Signal switching over fiber

ClearWave 8000m Key Features

  • Non-blocking, all-optical fiber optic switch
  • Configuration 48 inputs and 48 outputs
  • Data rates in excess of 40G/100G
  • Switching lifetime of >100 million connections
  • Comprehensive Element Management System (EMS)

ClearWave 8000m Optical Switch Benefits

  • Carrier-class reliability and serviceability
  • All optical solid state design with no moving parts
  • Built-in power measurement for proactive management
  • Fast connection time
  • Accelerates fiber connectivity and reconfiguration
  • Reduces network downtime
  • Eliminates manual connectivity errors and abandoned connections
  • Enables remote network testing, monitoring, and management
  • Supports bandwidth on demand

Product Specifications


Switching Time:
25 ms
< 0.1 dB
Static Crosstalk:
<-50 dB
Insertion Loss:
Typical 1 dB
±0.1 dB
Switching Cycles:
> 108


1 RU (1.75” H x 22” D x 19” W)

Power Requirements

Power Supply:
AC or DC option
100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz, Dual AC inputs, Dual Supplies
-48 VDC, Dual DC inputs, Dual Supplies
Power Dissipation
25 watts (48x48)


Operating Temperature:
-0° C to +50°C
Non-Operating Temperature:
-40° C to +70° C
Humidity Operating:
10% to 95% non-condensing
Humidity Non-Operating:
0% to 95% non-condensing