Product Brief


  • Building-to-building connectivity
  • University campus links
  • Security surveillance links
  • Emergency connectivity
  • Cellular infrastructure
  • RF bypass in congested areas
  • Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Small satellites
  • Ground stations
  • Defense


  • Eye-safe operation (1550 nm)
  • Long range
  • Full duplex transmission
  • Small size and weight


The Freedom Photonics FP8100 Free Space Optical (FSO) Transmitter / Receiver is extremely compact, yet rugged, to be easily deployed outdoors under varying weather conditions as well as indoors operating through a window. The Transmitter / Receiver small size and weight make it ideal for situations that require rapid deployment. It can also provide connectivity for moving vehicles such as Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) , aircraft, ships and satellites.

Operating at the eye-safe wavelength of 1550 nm , the FSO link offers an extended reach, up to 4000 meters, depending on weather conditions. This high performance in a compact enclosure enables new applications to benefit from FSO communications.

Product Data Sheet
FP8100 — Advanced Subsystem


Bit Rate Options10 and 125 Mbps
Link RangeUp to 4000 meters (in clear weather)
Free Space Wavelength1550 nm (eye-safe)
Transmitter/ReceiverOne transmitter and one receiver (Two active simultaneous beams for full duplex communications
Dimensions 12 x 10 x 5 cm
Weight < 400 grams
Operating Temperature-40 °C to 60 °C
RF & EMI ImmunityYes
Environmental sealYes