CWDM (Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing) is a technology that allows for multiple channels, of mixed protocols and data rates, to be COMBINED and transmitted over fiber optic cable.

Where previously additional fiber needed to be run, now existing strands can be more fully utilized, reducing fiber plant expenditures as bandwidth needs increase. Champion’s CWDM transceivers provide scalable intra- and inter-campus connections over fiber links. Eight wavelengths are available in multiple distances enabling substantial bandwidth without running new fiber.

Coupled with Champion’s passive WDM optics or WDM transport systems, the these products reduce the cost of high bandwidth network updgrades.

CWDM Applications

  • Direct links, Point-to-Point, Metro Rings
  • Multiple Gigabit Ethernet Links
  • Remote Storage Area Networks
  • Single fiber network connections (up to four)
  • Hybrid CWDM and DWDM networks
  • Ethernet, Fiber Channel, or SONET/SDH data links on one fiber connection

Champion ONE's carrier-grade optical transceivers feature digital diagnostics, also known as digital optical monitoring (DOM), which is supported by the majority of switches and routers. We stock the majority of our products and strive for 100 percent availability. All Champion ONE optical transceivers are RoHS compliant and feature a limited warranty up to five years.

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Our CWDM pluggable fiber optics are available in eight standard CWDM wavelengths and in 40km, 80km, 120km, 160km rated distance options.

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