WSS Modules

Tunable Mux/DeMux (TMX)

A cost-effective solution for colorless add/drop II-VI's Tunable Mux/DeMux (TMX) modules offer hitless wavelength tunability and remote configurability of up to 96 wavelengths at a 50GHz channel spacing, ideally designed for colorless Mux or DeMux applications.

The 1xN TMX product line shares the proprietary liquid crystal (LC)-based LightFlow™ technology platform with II-VI's WSS product series. As with other LightFlow solutions, TMX modules have no moving parts and extremely low power consumption, providing high reliability, long lifetime, and Telcordia compliance. Currently, N is optimized at 16 to achieve the lowest cost/port ratio. It is designed to be drop-in compatible with II-VI's WSS modules, both in footprint and firmware, to minimize the cost and engineering efforts for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs).

II-VI's TMX provides an easy and cost-effective upgrade to next generation features on existing ROADM network infrastructures. Its scalable architecture enables a pay-as-you-grow business model for carriers and service providers.

Key Features

  • Up to 96 channels at 50GHz channel spacing
  • Hitless tuning of any channels to any port
  • Remote software configurability
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • No moving parts and highly reliable


  • TMX 1x16


  • Colorless add/drop
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