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English: An 8-beam free space optics laser link, rated for 1Gbps at a distance of approximately 2km. The receptor is the large lens in the middle, the transmitters the smaller ones. To the top and right side a monocular for assisting the alignment of the two heads. Picture has been edited to remove distracting surrounding objects.
Français : Émetteur-récepteur laser à huit rayons, pouvant transmettre de l'information à 1Gbps sur une distance de 2km. Le récepteur est le grand disque au centre, les émetteurs sont les disques plus petits qui l'entourent. En haut à gauche, on distingue une lunette de visée qui aide à l'alignement de l'appareil.
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Author Adamantios
Camera location41° 08′ 31.94″ N, 24° 53′ 25.7″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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