Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions Announces the Stratos H2 Highly Integrated Optical Transceiver for the Military and Aerospace Market

Bannockburn, IL [February 7, 2012] – Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in protecting and optimizing critical infrastructure, announces version two of their highly successful, integrated quad optical transceiver developed specifically for the Military & Aerospace marketplace. 

The Stratos H2 transceiver is a quad port device packaged into a one inch square package with a height of less than .285 inches.  This compact package makes it ideal for demanding applications where space and performance are critical.  The fiber optic I/O on this device is achieved through the Stratos optical flex circuit technology.  The use of optical flex interconnect provides total customer flexibility in defining the length, routing, and termination of the fiber connectivity.  The device supports data rates up to 2.125G providing an ideal solution for Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet applications.

Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, Stratos optical devices are designed for the demanding environmental requirements of the Military and Aerospace marketplace. These designs typically support operational temperature range of -40 to 85°C, and have been designed to perform in the high shock and vibration environments in which these Military and Aerospace systems are deployed.  The new hybrid transceiver is no exception to this philosophy. 

The Stratos H2 optical transceiver is available now with a standard lead time of 12 to 16 weeks.  An evaluation board is also available allowing customers to test and evaluate all of the device features. For more information on the Stratos H2 from Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, visit

About Emerson Network Power
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), protects and optimizes critical infrastructure for data centers, communications networks, healthcare and industrial facilities. The company provides new-to-the-world solutions, as well as established expertise and smart innovation in areas including AC and DC power and renewable energy, precision cooling systems, infrastructure management, embedded computing and power, integrated racks and enclosures, power switching and controls, and connectivity. Our solutions are supported globally by local Emerson Network Power service technicians. Learn more about Emerson Network Power products and services at

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Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses. Sales in fiscal 2011 were $24.2 billion. For more information, visit

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