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sfps from fs dot com

It boils down to a business case.

In my travels we see a high failure rate -- higher than I'd like to see 
--, but $boss likes the price, and, as Jason pointed out below, for the 
price, it can be a "successful" business model.

In a nutshell:

For someone on a budget, they're great; buy spares.

For someone who doesn't want to deal with outages, call-volume, hands 
tickets, truck-rolls, and has money to burn, there are better alternatives.

On 9/20/19 2:41 PM, Jason Lixfeld wrote:
> We have maybe 1:50 DOA, but theyâ??re so cheap, we just throw them out because itâ??s not worth the RMA.
> That said, I canâ??t remember the last time weâ??ve had any of these fail in the field, or have had any issues with variablity in TX/RX power.  We have tens of thousands of these in the field, from 100Mb Bidi to 100G-LR and everything in between, including *WDM up to 80KM.
>> On Sep 20, 2019, at 8:31 AM, Nicholas Warren <nwarren at barryelectric.com> wrote:
>> Anyone have experience with fs.com's lasers? Are they reliable?