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Replacement: None. We do not have a replacement for this part. This page is for reference only.
Description: Here is a simple fiber optic transmitter. Use it to transmit data or audio across fiber optic cables. We also have the matching receiver listed in the related products below. Fiber optics are beneficial when you need isolation from either a noisy environment, underwater, or where a direct electrical connection is not desirable.
Check the provided example code below. It is just a simple example showing how these can work. The code works by sending and receiving a single character. Remember the minimum rate data rate for these is 0.1Mbps