Fiber Optic Modems

Fiber optic modems is a TC Communications specialty. No vendor can match the breadth and richness of its line of Asynchronous and Synchronous Data, T1, E1, T3 & E3 fiber modems. Fifteen (15) different fiber communication modems offer 20 different interfaces for multimode and single mode communications network applications. Configurations include point-to-point, multi-drop, ring, self-healing ring and bus. Data rates range from 300 bps to 10Mbps (also called fibre optic modems).

Modem Capabilities & Comparison Chart

Serial Data (RS 232, RS 485, RS 366, TTL)

Multi-Interface Fiber Modem (TC1705)

Fiber communication for applications requiring high data rates and handshaking, the TC1705 Multi-Interface Fiber Optic Modem features modular, field-changeable interfaces.

Hi-Speed RS422 / 449 Fiber Modem (TC1720)

Featuring high data rates, the TC1720 RS-449 Fiber Modem supports data network applications including connecting satellite downlinks, DSUs, CSUs and Crypto devices.

RS232 Fiber Modem (TC1100)

Compact and versatile, the TC1100 "Pocket Rocket" synchronous & asynchronous RS-232 fiber modem is ideal for point-to point network connectivity applications.

RS232 Fiber Modem w/controls (TC1200)

The TC1200 "Pocket Rocket" RS-232 Asynchronous Handshaking Fiber modem can link three data communications devices or one device with bi-directional control signals.

RS366 Dial-Up Fiber Modem (TC1230)

Intended for Video Conferencing applications, the TC1230 Fiber Modem transmits RS-366 dial-up information between Codecs, CSU/DSUs, Hubs & other Network Devices.

Sync RS422 / 449 Fiber Modem (TC1504)

Intended as a point-to-point link for high speed synchronous data devices, the TC1504 Fiber Modem is an economical fiber optic network connectivity solution.

RS422 / 485 Fiber Modem (TC1520)

The TC1520 RS-422/RS-485 (2/4-Wire) Asynchronous Fiber Modem is ideal as an efficient network connectivity solution for linking IEDs and various Remote Terminal Units (RTUs).

RS232 / 422 / 485 Fiber Modem (TC1540)

Supporting data rates up to 500 Kbps, the TC1540 RS485 Fiber Modem is an unusually flexible point-to-point link for Industrial, SCADA & Process Control Networks.


T1/E1 and T3/E3

T1 / E1 Fiber Modem (TC1630)

The TC1630 Fiber Optic T1/E1 Modem is a compact and economical networking solution for linking voice devices such as Channel Banks, PBXs & M13 Multiplexers.

T3 / E3 Fiber Modem (TC1680)

Featuring built-in self/link testing, the TC1680 T3/E3 Fiber Modem provides a high speed point-to-point data link between two DS3 or G.703 conforming devices.


Multi Drop (RS 422, RS 485, RS 449, RS 530, V.35)