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


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