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SFP Transceiver

SFP is a type of fiber optic transceiver used for the conversion of light and electricity signals, it is the abbreviation of small form-factor pluggable. SFP is a mini version of GBIC, it has all the functions of GBIC, for example, SFP can also transmit over 1 gigabit signals and it is hot-pluggable. The advantage of this transceiver is its small size which is easier for people to carry and install. SFP came into being in 2001 right after GBIC, it lead people to a smaller-sized era of fiber optic transceiver.



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