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GIGALIGHT Launches the Industry's First 200G QSFP56 ER4 Optical Transceiver for Metro DCI

Date: 2021-07-08 260 Tags: 200G , QSFP56 , ER4 , 200G QSFP56 ER4 , DCI

Shenzhen, China, July 8, 2021 − Under the context of 5G network, faster broadband speed, longer transmission distance and lower cost are the directions that data center and metro optical transmission network users heading up to. In order to meet market demand, GIGALIGHT recently released the industry's first 200G QSFP56 ER4 optical transceiver. It adopts the mainstream 4-lane WDM optical engine architecture which integrates 4-channel refrigerated EML lasers and APD optical detectors, supports 200GE (4X53 Gbps) and OTN protocols, can perfectly adapt to 200G metro DCI long reach interconnection and 5G backhaul.

GIGALIGHT 200G QSFP56 ER4

Picture 1: GIGALIGHT 200G QSFP56 ER4

GIGALIGHT's 200G QSFP56 ER4 optical transceiver has superior evergy-saving performance, its power consumption keeps lower than 6.4W at room temperature and lower than 7.5W under 0℃, 25℃ and 75℃ test temperatures; it complies with QSFP56 MSA and IEEE 802.3cn 200GBASE ER4 Ethernet protocols; the OMA sensitivity of the receiver is excellent, which keeps lower than -17dBm; The product uses 50G PAM4 CDR based on DSP technology, shows excellent performance and fully meets the requirements of 40km long reach transmission.

Below the performance testing results are shown:

GIGALIGHT 200G QSFP56 ER4

Picture 2: Optical Eye Diagram

Picture 3 Over 40km Fiber FEC Margin under 70℃ test temperature

Picture 4: 200G QSFP56 ER4 OMA
Sensitivity@2.4E-4, PRBS31@26.5625Gbps

Same as the role of 100G QSFP28 ER4 in 100G network transmission, the 200G QSFP56 ER4 is to be an economic alternative for coherent optical modules in 40km long reach transmission of 200G network to achieve cost reduction.

GIGALIGHT complete 200G product portfolio:

AOC Series

DAC Series

4-Lane WDM Optical Engine Architecture Series

8-Lane WDM Optical Engine Architecture Series

About GIGALIGHT

As a global design innovator in the field of optical interconnection hardware, GIGALIGHT integrates the design, manufacturing and sales of active and passive optical components and subsystems, and provides customers with comprehensive and innovatively designed high-speed optical interconnection hardware solutions. The product lines cover optical transceivers, passive optical components, coherent optical modules and subsystems. The key range of services include data centers, 5G bearer networks, metro WDM transmission, ultra-high-definition broadcast video and other application fields.