ADC has designed a family of Fiber Loop Converters (FLCs) that provides a cost-effective
alternative to deploying service over copper while avoiding the high capital investment of
DS3 fiber optic terminals. This family includes products designed for economical distri-
bution of single or multiple DS1s.
The Quad FLC multiplexes up to four T1s for transport over two fibers at distances of 16
to 20 miles (26 to
33 km). The QFLC system consists of a rack mounted central office chassis and a wall
mounted customer premises chassis. In contrast to M12/M13 fiber optic terminal sys-
tems (FOTS), which require a variety of modules to start up operation, the...