Fibre Channel Physical Layer
1Gb/s Optical Connectors
• The SC connector was typically used for 1Gb/s
• Both simplex and duplex (0.5” centerline)
connectors are supported
SC Optical GBIC
Most common optical fibre connector used for 1Gb/s Fibre Channel
When it was 1Gb/s and we used GBICs.
GBICs were these nice big chunky things and
GBIC stands for Gigabit Interface Converter.