System for cross-connecting high speed digital signals

  • US 5,040,170 A
  • Filed: 12/09/1988
  • Issued: 08/13/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/09/1988
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A modular, expandible cross-connect system for high speed digital signals, comprising:

  • (a) receiving means for receiving at least one signal formatted in other than a substantially SONET format;

    (b) converting means coupled to said receiving means for converting into a substantially SONET formatted signal said at least one signal received by said receiving means; and

    (c) cross-connection means coupled to said converting means for cross-connecting said substantially SONET formatted signal.

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