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Toshiba Launches Fiber Optic Transmission Modules with Low Power Consumption
|By Business Wire
|March 31, 2014 12:57 AM EDT
Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced new additions to its
line-up of “TOSLINK™” fiber optic transmission modules that has a data
rate of direct current (DC) to 10Mb/s for distances up to 100m using APF
(all plastic fiber) and with low power consumption. Mass production is
scheduled from the beginning of April.
Toshiba : "TOSLINK (TM)" Fiber Optical Transmission Modules (Photo: Business Wire)
Utilizing an original high-power, high-reliability red LED allows the
new products to be driven at a lower current than existing products.
Transmission distance of 40m to 100m can be achieved with a 6mA drive
current, and distances of 0.2m to 50m with a 1.5mA drive current. This
is 90% lower than for existing products. Also, the optic
receiving module uses a single-chip light sensor IC, which contains a
photodiode, an amplifier and a waveform-shaping circuit (automatic
threshold control circuit (ATC)) and operates at 20mA (max.).
Four new products will be available in horizontal-type and vertical type
packages: horizontal-type optical transmitting and receiving modules,
TOTX1350(F) and TORX1350(F); and vertical-type optical transmitting and
receiving modules, TOTX1350(V,F) and TORX1350(V,F).
Use of the optical transmission modules in industrial devices, control
devices, wind and photovoltaic power generation systems and amusement
machines will contribute to the realization of high speed, long distance
and low consumption current optical communications that conserve energy.
Transmission of control signals in applications including wind and
photovoltaic power generation systems, control devices, amusement
machines, battery controllers and various industrial devices
*Transmitting side: IF=6mA (Transmission distance 40m to 100m) /
IF=1.5mA (Transmission distance 0.2m to 50m)
*Receiving side: 20mA (max.) / 9mA (typ.)
*Data rate：DC to 10Mb/s (NRZ code)
*Transmission distance：0.2m to 100m (Using APF)
Horizontal-type：TOTX1350(F) and TORX1350(F)
Vertical-type：TOTX1350(V,F) and TORX1350(V,F)
*Compatible with the JIS F05 optical connector.
*Operating temperature：-40°C to 85°C
*Power supply voltage：5±0.25V
 Toshiba existing product: TOTX1950(F)
*TOSLINKTM is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation.
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Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider
and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems.
Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of
businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail
solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors,
storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure
systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions,
medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more
than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and
annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit
Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm
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