LightPointe

 

LightPointe manufactures gigabit capacity 60/70/80 GHz point-to-point radios and 4th generation hybrid Free Space Optics wireless bridges capable of 99.999% availability. We are the number one manufacturer of hybrid backhaul radios with FSO technology and number one provider of optical outdoor wireless Ethernet links worldwide.


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Become a LightPointe Channel Partner

LightPointe works with world-class companies to provide high speed wireless bridge solutions to enterprises, service providers, security and surveillance markets all over the world. The LightPointe Partner Program is designed to enable system integrators and value added resellers (VARs) to deliver state-of-the-art wireless solutions. We are committed to helping you achieve additional expertise for high speed wireless bridge deployments.

Click here to submit your details. Alternatively you can call Dineshwar Lal, Business Manager, IP Networking, on (02) 9318 4218 or 0425 273 947, or email dlal@Lan1.com.au.


LightPointe Product Overview

Carrier & Enterprise connectivity for any distance, speed, budget & regulatory environment... and with little or no licensing costs.

 

About LightPointe

LightPointe Communications, Inc. is the only manufacturer in the world producing all three categories of point-to-point wireless technology. LightPointe, which was founded in 1998, manufactures the following:

  • Advanced 4th generation Free Space Optics wireless bridges
  • Hybrid Optical-Radio wireless bridges
  • 60/70/80 GHz millimeter wave ("e-band") wireless bridges

One thing that's great about LightPointe is that all there products use a similar unified management control system. So if you learn how to install and control one type of LightPointe wireless bridge, it is easy to learn how to manage the company's other products.

LightPointe manufacturers their products in San Diego, California, USA and is one of the key pioneers in wireless bridges for data and video. The company is the number one manufacturer of optical laser bridges in the world, and has also become a major innovator in 60/70/80 GHz RF bridges.

 

LightPointe Free Space Optics (FSO) Wireless Bridges

LightPointe's 4th generation Free Space Optics solutions provide Carriers, Businesses and Government Agencies the capability to quickly connect two or more buildings without regulatory licenses or costs. This next-generation laser technology has been developed and refined for over 15 years by LightPointe. Whether you are connecting buildings in a university/campus setting, or connecting cellular towers for mobile LTE traffic, LightPointe's next generation FSO solutions provide throughout at the speed of light. And if your organization is concerned about wireless data security, optical transmission systems are considered the most secure point-to-point communications solutions available and are virtually impossible to intercept.

 

AireLite Series

The AireLite™ Series includes LightPointe's best selling point-to-point solutions, providing the industry's highest level of value/ROI and robust performance.

AirLite G

  • Cost effective high speed full-duplex 1.25 Gbps connectivity up to 600 meters (@17dB/km)
  • Protocol: 802.3z Ethernet
  • Physical LAN Network Interface: Standard SFP interface for 1000Base-SX/LX (fiber), or 1000 RJ-45 (copper)
  • VLAN Ethernet Support: up to 1000 Mbps, full-duplex, VLAN/802.1Q pass-through support
  • Physical Mgt. Interface: Inband via Ethernet connection or outband via separate 10/100 RJ-45 copper port
  • Management System: Integrated Ethernet based Web Browser GUI, SNMP v1/2c (optional v3), RMON, Alarm Reporting via SNMP traps, On-board History Traffic Counter Log, TELNET
  • License-free worldwide. No initial or recurring regulatory fees or delays, no leased lines and no RF interference
  • Pin-point optical beam can’t be successfully intercepted and is immune to RF interference/congestion
  • Easy installation via Power over Ethernet (does not require special electrical connections)
  • Green technology: Less than 20W power consumption and no RF radiation
  • Web-browser-based and SNMP management/alarms
  • Latency: less than 50 microseconds
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer

 

 


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AireLite G Spec Sheet

AirLite 100

  • Cost effective high speed full-duplex 100 Mbps connectivity up to 700 meters (@17dB/km)
  • Protocol: 100-Base-TX Ethernet
  • Connectors: Copper RJ-45 for data; Copper RJ-45 for management; RJ-12 for terminal
  • License-free worldwide. No initial or recurring regulatory fees or delays, no leased lines and no RF interference
  • Pin-point optical beam can’t be successfully intercepted and is immune to RF interference/congestion
  • Easy installation via Power over Ethernet (does not require special electrical connections)
  • Green technology: Less than 20W power consumption and no RF radiation
  • Web-browser-based and SNMP management/alarms
  • Latency: 50 microseconds or less
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer

 

 


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AireLite 100/100E Spec Sheet

AirLite 100E

  • Cost effective high speed full-duplex 100 Mbps connectivity up to 1000 meters (@17dB/km)
  • Protocol: 100-Base-TX Ethernet
  • Connectors: Copper RJ-45 for data; Copper RJ-45 for management; RJ-12 for terminal
  • License-free worldwide. No initial or recurring regulatory fees or delays, no leased lines and no RF interference
  • Pin-point optical beam can’t be successfully intercepted and is immune to RF interference/congestion
  • Easy installation via Power over Ethernet (does not require special electrical connections)
  • Green technology: Less than 20W power consumption and no RF radiation
  • Web-browser-based and SNMP management/alarms
  • Latency: 50 microseconds or less
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer

 

 


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AireLite 100/100E Spec Sheet

AireStrata Series

LightPointe’s AireStrata™ Series includes 4th generation optical wireless bridges designed for the most critical data transmission needs of Enterprises and Carriers.

AirStrata G

The AireStrata G builds on the successful FlightStrata™ Series, which is proven in thousands of installations worldwide in the most demanding environments. The AireStrata G, and its sister product the Aire X-Stream, are the only point-to-point wireless bridges in the industry combining 4-beam auto-tracking technology, Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and advanced carrier-grade network management features.

The AireStrata G does not require licensing and is completely immune to radio frequency interference and congestion issues. These units are very cost effective and can be deployed quickly in all regions of the world where Gigabit capacity Ethernet connectivity is required.

Features

  • High Speed full-duplex carrier-grade Gigabit connectivity for highly reliable transmission up to 1000 meters
  • Standard/Primary Data Interface is copper RJ45 GigE, which provides an easy installation for most sites, rather than fiber (fiber is optional)
  • POE power or 48 Vdc (no AC power/outlet needed for installation)
  • Utilizes the latest optical transmission technology, considered the most secure point-to-point communication solution available, with pinpoint accuracy and secure delivery of your most sensitive data or video. Signal cannot be successfully intercepted
  • Industry exclusive 4-beam laser system with high quality glass German optical lenses and Auto Tracking
  • AirPex™ switch, enabling inband/outband management and add/drop network status indicators
  • Auto adjusting receive power, for distance flexibility.
  • SNMP V1/2c support and alarm reports via SNMP traps.
  • SFP-based optical fiber interface options (GigE/GbE SFPs, 100/1000 RJ45 copper interface).
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer

  


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AireStrata G Spec Sheet

Aire X-Stream Series

For applications requiring extreme low latency and high speed, such as Military Communicatons and High Frequency Stock Trading.

  • Faster than all cable and fibre technologies
  • Faster than all radio frequency wireless technologies

If your data transmission needs require the absolute fastest technology available, LightPointe’s advanced Aire X-Stream four-laser wireless bridge is the best choice for your network. While other companies tout equipment latency figures in microseconds, LightPointe’s engineers measure Aire X-Stream’s latency in nanoseconds—less than 20 nanoseconds to be exact. That, combined with transmission speed over 200 times faster than the typical broadband connection, make Aire X-Stream the ultimate in time-sensitive applications such as defense/military communications and High Frequency Stock Trading. When compared to LightPointe’s nearest competitor’s top of the line Radio Frequency data bridge, the Aire X-Stream’s less than 20 nanosecond latency beats their best case 64,000 nanosecond/64 microseconds latency by, well, let’s just say...a safe margin.

Features

  • 1.25 Gbps, full-duplex for distances of up to 1000 meters
  • Field proven Quad-Beam System Architecture (4 Tx & 4 Rx)
  • Standard/Primary Data Interface is copper RJ45 GigE, which provides easy installation for most sites.
  • Auto Tracking via unique Multi Beam Array Tracking (MBAT) Technology
  • Automatic Gain Control
  • Maximized optical performance via Optical Beam Shaping (OBS)
  • Immune to interference
  • License-free Worldwide
  • Built-in telescope for easy targeting
  • Built-in status LEDs & signal strength meter for easy alignment
  • Built-in heater/lens defroster

  

LightPointe Hybrid Optical-Radio Wireless Bridges

HyBridge Series

HyBridge SXR-5 (single beam; integrated radio)

The HyBridge SXR-5 is a complete, turn-key solution which includes the optical wireless unit, a radio and antenna. This innovative data bridge includes advanced features such as POE operation, flexible network interfaces, web browser management and SNMP support. Whether connecting buildings in a large business, hospital or school campus setting, or deploying backhaul solutions in 4G/LTE Picocell infrastructure, these bridges provide cost-effective Gigabit connectivity and industry-leading ROI. These links include Adaptive Rate technology and LightPointe’s exclusive DualPath™ feature, which automatically and seamlessly switches to a lower bandwidth mode if weather conditions warrant, then automatically goes back to “full throttle” optical transmission for performance and security surpassing all other wireless solutions. The LXR-5 is a turn-key solution, with integrated radio.

SXR-5 Optical Wireless/System Features

  • High speed full-duplex Gigabit connectivity for highly secure, reliable transmission up to a half mile/~750m
  • DualPath™ architecture (patented) for up to 99.999% network availability, even in dense fog
  • Integrated optical, radio and antenna components for a complete solution (easy install and attractive design).AirePex™ Intelligent Switching (patented) includes an algorithm to change between optical and RF transmission, preventing unnecessary switching
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer.SNMP V1/2c support and alarm reports via SNMP traps
  • Enhanced link distances due to use of optical wireless and RF

SXR-5 Radio Frequency Features

  • Includes a turn-key 5.4/5.8 GHz radio, which uses widespread unlicensed 5.4/5.8 GHz frequencies and license-free optical spectrum. Throughput is 150 Mbps half duplex.
  • Maximized Distance DualPath™ feature enables longer distances due to rate adaptive use of multiple bands.Superior RF technology via both OFDM and 4 antenna/2x2 MIMO technology (higher data rates and lower interference in congested areas).
  • Superior QoS due to Ethernet Port Flow Control and intelligent packet queuing, providing priority to voice/video traffic when switching to alternative RF path.Channel Shifting operates at frequencies different from those used in unlicensed 802.11 networks, for increased security. Links are undetectable by most 5 GHz devices
  • AES 256 encryption for optimum security

HyBridge SX (single beam; radio ready)

The HyBridge SX is the perfect future-proof bridging solution. These units include the same advanced next-generation optical wireless technology and electronics as the SXR-5, yet provide the enterprise or carrier the flexibility of adding the units to an existing radio link, or selecting the radio of their choice now or in the future. This can protect your organization's investment in legacy equipment, and also increase the bandwidth and performance of your network today.

 

 


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HyBridge SXR-5 and SX Spec Sheet

HyBridge LXR-5 (4-beam auto-tracking with integrated radio)

LightPointe’s innovative HyBridge™ LXR-5 combines the speed and security of industry-leading 4th generation optical wireless technology with radio frequency transmission. You will have the peace of mind of knowing that your network has the industry’s fastest and most secure wireless technology and availability up to 99.999% under all weather conditions.

These links include Adaptive Rate technology and LightPointe’s exclusive DualPath™ feature, which automatically and seamlessly switches to a lower bandwidth mode if weather conditions warrant, then automatically goes back to “full throttle” optical transmission for performance and security surpassing all other wireless solutions.

LXR-5 Free Space Optics and System Features

  • High Speed full-duplex Gigabit connectivity for highly secure, reliable transmission up to a mile/~1600m
  • Industry exclusive 4-beam system, Auto Tracking and automatic power control
  • DualPath™ architecture (patented) for up to 99.999% network availability, even in dense fog
  • Integrated optical, radio and antenna components for a complete solution (easy install and attractive design)
  • AirePex™ Intelligent Switching (patented) includes an algorithm to change between optical and RF transmission, preventing unnecessary switching.
  • Intuitive AireManager™ Web interface allows links to be configured and monitored from a network computer.
  • SNMP V1/2c support and alarm reports via SNMP traps
  • Enhanced link distances due to use of optical wireless and RF.

LXR-5 Radio Frequency Features

  • HyBridge LXR-5 includes a turn-key radio which uses flexible 5.4/5.8 GHz frequencies for widespread unlicensed usage, and uses worldwide license-free optical spectrum. Throughput is 150 Mbps half duplex
  • Maximized Distance DualPath™ feature enables longer distances due to rate adaptive use of multiple bands
  • Superior RF technology via both OFDM and 4 antenna/2x2 MIMO technology (higher data rates and lower interference in congested areas)
  • Superior QoS due to Ethernet Port Flow Control and intelligent packet queuing, providing priority to voice/video traffic when switching to alternative RF path
  • Channel Shifting operates at frequencies different from those used in unlicensed 802.11 networks, for increased security. Links are undetectable by most 5 GHz devices
  • AES 256 encryption for optimum security

 

 

 

 


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LXR-5 and LX Spec Sheet

LightPointe 60/70/80 GHz Wireless Backhaul Radios

AireBeam Series

AireBeam G80-LX and G80MX 70/80 GHz e-band millimeter wave radios

The 70/80 GHz band (widely known as the "e-band") is available throughout most of the world for high capacity point-to-point communications. millimeter wave technology and the vast available spectrum in the band provides for fiber-like transmission (GigE), far surpassing the performance of microwave solutions. Enterprises, governments and telecom carriers have used the 70/80 GHz band for several years now, generally connecting buildings or cell towers over distances of several miles. Compared to the cost of trenching for fiber optic cables, and the recurring costs of lease lines, the e-band provides a cost effective alternative for high speed network backhaul applications.

Features

  • Choice of RJ45 copper, MM, or SM fiber connectors for each side of link
  • Certified by an independent Notified Body for worldwide deployments
  • Ultra high gain 1FT/.3m & 2FT/.6m field-changeable antennas
  • Power-over-Ethernet for easy installation (PoE)
  • Industry exclusive link optimizer/indicators
  • Industry’s lowest energy consumption
  • Easy-mount polarization adjustment
  • Lightweight all-weather enclosure
  • Carrier grade SNMPv.2
  • High system gain
  • Low latency
  • 4G/LTE ready

 

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AireBeam 70/80GHz Spec Sheet


 


AireBeam Z60 60 GHz Point-to-Point Backhaul

The New AireBeam Z60 (License-Free in Many European Countries and Australia), a flexible 635 Mbps, 60GHz millimeter wave radio system with advanced management features, is an ideal solution for medium-reach wireless Enterprise network applications. Its highly available, interference free operation offers long-term durability, dependability and ease of use. The Z60 comes with a 1 foot antenna.

Features

  • Full Duplex 635 Mbps
  • Fiber & RJ45 Interfaces
  • Reliable operation up to a kilometer
  • Highly Secure Transmission
  • Easy to install and configure
  • Web Browser & SNMP Management

 

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AireBeam Z60 Spec Sheet