Product Overview


  • High performance backplane interface and cross-connect for 2.5G line cards in SONET/SDH systems.
  • Provides one low-speed parallel TelecomBus interface operating at 32 bits x 77.76 MHz.
  • Provides three high-speed multi-rate serial backplane interfaces.
  • Supports CLOS and memory-based switch fabric systems.
  • Supports linear, UPSR, and BLSR protection strategies.
  • Typical Applications include:

  • Multi-service Provisioning Platforms.
  • SONET/SDH Digital Cross-connects.
  • SONET/SDH Add/Drop and Terminal Multiplexers.
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    Product Brief
          Version Issue Date
      PDF Document PM5309 TBS 2488 Multi-rate Telecom Backplane SERDES for 2.5 Gbit/s Interconnect Short Form Data Sheet [65 KB] PMC-2021208 4 2005-02-18
    Data Sheet
          Version Issue Date
    Locked PDF Document TBS-2488 Hardware Specification [790 KB] PMC-2031462 3 2005-02-24
    Application Note
          Version Issue Date
    Locked Compressed Document Optimizing Pre-emphasis and Receive Equalization for Backplanes [493 kB] PMC-2021098 1 2002-10-31
          Version Issue Date
    Locked Compressed Document PM5309 TBSƒ?› 2488 500 CSBGA CAD Symbols and Footprints [261 KB] PMC-2050875 1 2005-05-03
    Technical Overview
          Version Issue Date
    Locked PDF Document RASIO 3G for SONET/SDH Backplanes Technology Brief [64 kB] PMC-2030933 1 2003-05-29