GAOTek GPON OLT Transceiver GPOLT-101, 2.5Gb/s and 20km

This 2.5Gbps, 1490nm GPON OLT transceiver is used with a Single-Mode Fiber to span up to 12 Miles (20km).


Key Features

  • Complies with ITU-T G.984.2 Class B+
  • 4 Miles(20 Km) Transmission distance
  • Bi-directional 25Gbps Upstream/2.5Gbps Downstream
  • 1490nm continuous-mode 2.5Gb/s DFB transmitter
  • 1310nm burst-mode 25Gb/s APD receiver
  • SFP package with SC Receptacle
  • Single +3.3V power supply
  • Rx Signal Detect output
  • Laser Class 1 Product which complies with the requirements of IEC 60825-1 and IEC 60825-2



Technical Specifications

Working Range Up to 12.4miles (20km)
Standards ITU-G.984.2 Class B+

Laser Class 1 Product with the Requirements of IEC 60825-1 and IEC 60825-2

IEC/EN 61000-4-2

ROHS 2002/95/EC

Data rate 2.5 Gb/s
Wavelength 1490nm
Connector Type SC/UPC Connector
Transmitter Extinction Ratio 10dB
Transmitter OFF Output  Power -45dBM
Transmitter  Differential  Line Input Impedance 80-120 Ω
Receiver Sensitivity -28 dBm
Receiver Input Saturation Power -8 dBm
Dimensions 2.7 in x0.52in x0.33in( 68.8×13.4×8.5 mm)
Supply Voltage -0.3 to 4V
Storage Temperature -40 °F to 185 °F (-40°C to 85°C)
Storage Ambient Humidity 5% to 95%



PIN Descriptions:


  1. TX Fault is an open collector/drain output, which should be pulled up with a 4.7K – 10KΩ resistor on the host board. Pull up voltage between 2.0V and VccT, R+0.3V. When high, output indicates a laser fault of some kind. Low indicates normal operation. In the low state, the output will be pulled to < 0.8V.
  2. TX disable is an input that is used to shut down the transmitter optical output. It is pulled up within the module with a 4.7 – 10 K Ω resistor. It’s states are:
    • Low (0 – 0.8V): Transmitter on
    • (>0.8, < 2.0V): Undefined
    • High (2.0 – 3.465V): Transmitter Disabled
    • Open: Transmitter Disabled
  3. Mod-Def 0, 1, 2. These are the module definition pins. They should be pulled up with a 4.7K – 10KΩresistor on the host board. The pull-up voltage shall be VccT or VccR. Mod-Def 0 is grounded by the module to indicate that the module is present Mod-Def 1 is the clock line of two wire serial interface for serial ID Mod-Def 2 is the data line of two wire serial interface for serial ID
  4. BPD is a LVTTL output,. When low, this output indicates the received optical power is below the worst-case receiver sensitivity (as defined by the standard in use). High indicates burst packet is come. In the low state, the output will be pulled to < 0.8V.
  5. VeeR and VeeT may be internally connected within the SFP module.
  6. RD-/+: These are the differential receiver outputs. They are AC coupled 100Ω differential lines which should be terminated with 100Ω (differential) at the user SERDES. The AC coupling is done inside the module and is thus not required on the host board. The voltage swing on these lines will be between 370 and 2000 mV differential (185 – 1000 mV single ended) when properly terminated.
  7. VccR and VccT are the receiver and transmitter power supplies. They are defined as 3.3V ±5% at the SFP connector pin. Maximum supply current is 300mA. Recommended host board power supply filtering is shown below. Inductors with DC resistance of less than 1 ohm should be used in order to maintain the required voltage at the SFP input pin with 3.3V supply voltage. When the recommended supply-filtering network is used, hot plugging of the SFP transceiver module will result in an inrush current of no more than 30mA greater than the steady state value. VccR and VccT may be internally connected within the SFP transceiver module.
  8. TD-/+: These are the differential transmitter inputs. They are AC-coupled, differential lines with 100Ω differential termination inside the module. The AC coupling is done inside the module and is thus not required on the host board. The inputs will accept differential swings of 500 – 2400 mV (250 – 1200 mV single-ended), though it is recommended that values between 500 and 1200 mV differential (250 – 600 mV single-ended) be used for best EMI performance.

Electrical Interface Characteristics

Timing Characteristics for Digital RSSI

Reset Timing Characteristics

Ordering Information

GAO Product ID Data Rate (Mbps) Wavelength(nm)

Tx (Rx)

Temperature Range(°F (Tcase)
GAO-GPOLT-101-A 1244Mbps Upstream/2488Mbps Downstream 1490(1310) 32°F to 158°F    (0°C to 70°C)
GAO-GPOLT-101-B 1244Mbps Upstream/2488Mbps Downstream 1490(1310) -40°F to 185°F    (-40°C to 85°C)

Recommended Interface Circuit

Regulatory Compliance

Outline Dimensions

Parameter Unit Description Note
Mechanical Dimensions Inches(mm) 2.7 x0.52 x0.33(68.8×13.4×8.5)
Connector Type SC/UPC Connector IEC-61754-4


  • GPON OLT Class B+


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