Panasonic, a worldwide leader in Connector Products, is pleased to offer the V Series Active Optical Connectors. These Connectors have a capability of transmitting data both unidirectional and bidirectional. Featuring a built-in laser diode and photodiode along with an electrical/optical conversion function, the V Series is an all-in-one optical transceiver capable of transmission rates up to 8 Gbps. Due to its compact, bi-directional design, it is possible to easily integrate the Connector into products where space is at a premium. The V Series has a vertical insertion form factor and exhibits impressive noise reduction and electrical isolation.