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Optical Zonu Awarded Coveted Export Award by LA Chamber

World Trade Week (WTW) is the most extensive and unique program of its kind in the country.  WTW was initiated in 1926 by Stanley T. Olafson, the manager of the World Trade Department of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.  It was made a national observance by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935.  The…

August 27, 2020September 1, 2020In Blog
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Do not just ask your Switch/Router OEM for the Micro-OTDR Feature…. Demand it!

In the last post we described how a Customer informed us that his Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch® Managed Gigabit Fiber Switch reads out the Micro-ODTR data without firmware modifications being required. Other Switch models with this same capability – refreshing the Page A0 IDPROM when prompted – are also capable of reading the Micro-OTDR without a firmware…

August 27, 2020August 27, 2020In Blog
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Meir Bartur, CEO of Optical Zonu Panelist for World Trade Week Event

Meir Bartur, Co-Founder and CEO of Optical Zonu corporation will be a panelist at the “Successful Export Strategies & Building Business Connections” virtual conference presented by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce. This virtual event will be held on Wed September 16th from 10:00 to 11:15AM. Participation is free by registering through Eventbrite here Each…

August 20, 2020August 25, 2020In Blog
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Security Benefits of Optical Zonu RF Over Fiber Transmission

Benefits of fiberoptic transmission, instead of copper media transmission include the following. Immunity to High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Immunity to Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) No signal detection from radiated emissions (TEMPEST security, SCIF security) Fiber more difficult to physically tap (SCIF security) No conducted ground loops from different voltage potentials within system Power surges from lightning,…

August 14, 2020August 14, 2020In Blog
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Optical Zonu Awarded Coveted Achievement Award

Optical Zonu Corporation has been recognized as a top Performing Supplier and Partner for Leonardo DRS Airborne & Intelligence System’s. Here at Optical Zonu we work diligently to always deliver to our valued customers the highest levels of customer service from order thru production and delivery!

August 13, 2020August 13, 2020In Blog
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Customer Reports EdgeSwitch® Reads Micro-OTDR

                  A Customer informs us that his EdgeSwitch® Managed Gigabit Fiber Switch reads out the Micro-ODTR data without firmware modifications being required. This is good news for EdgeSwitch® users, because it opens up the possibility of upgrading their network to exploit the benefits of the Micro-OTDR feature,…

August 13, 2020August 13, 2020In Blog
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Optical Zonu Corporation Recognized with Prestigious International Trade Award by LA Chamber of Commerce

View Acceptance Speech Video Here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ron Stark Phone: 818-452-5969 E-mail: ron.stark@opticalzonu.com Optical Zonu Corporation Recognized with Prestigious International Trade Award by LA Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles – August 6, 2020 – As part of World Trade Week (WTW) Optical Zonu has been selected as a recipient of the Los Angeles…

August 6, 2020September 1, 2020In Blog, News
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Optical Zonu Fiber Optic Delay Lines

Optical Zonu fiberoptic delay lines incorporate wideband lasers and photodiodes (fiberoptic transmitters and receivers) designed for linear analog modulation. Fiberoptics provide high bandwidth and sensitivity to facilitate long delays, and wide spur free dynamic range for operation over a variety of loss budgets. The basic advantage of a fiberoptic delay line is that long lengths…

July 31, 2020July 31, 2020In Blog
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Illustration of Micro-OTDR Value Proposition

Recently, one of our network customers shared an experience, along with resulting insights, to illustrate the value proposition of our Micro-ODTR feature. Some years ago, when a machete-wielding grounds-crew was clearing brush behind the business that hired them, an optical fiber cable was cut, causing the network service of a key subscriber to go down….

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Alternate Micro-OTDR Readout

The Micro-OTDR stores its measurements in the EEPROM, just like any Digital Diagnostics Monitoring (DDM) data.  These are accessed by the host Equipment via the I2C port using SNMP.  When linked the data is stored and not refreshed (up to 15 reflections).  The user can force a new measurement via the Tx Toggle command. The…

July 23, 2020July 23, 2020In Blog
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