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SDI Electrical to Optical Converter 19.4Mb/s or 143-540Mb/s

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  • Electrical to optical converter all SMPTE ST 259 standards with operation from 143Mb/s - 360Mb/s
  • Supports additional standards of SMPTE ST 305 (SDTi), SMPTE ST 310 (19.4Mb/s), SMPTE ST 344 (540Mb/s), M2S and DVB-ASI (270Mb/s)
  • Compatible with multi-mode or single-mode fiber
  • Fully hot swappable from front of frame with no fiber or BNC disconnect/reconnect required
  • Occupies one card slot and can be housed in the 1RU 7801FR frame which holds up to four single or two dual slot modules, the 3RU 7800FR frame which has a 15 slot capacity, the portable 3RU 350FR frame which has a 7 slot capacity, or a standalone enclosure which holds a single module.
  • Inputs

  • Automatic input cable equalization to > 300m @ 270Mb/s (Belden 8281)
  • Outputs

  • Two reclocked serial digital BNC outputs for loop-through or monitoring
  • One reclocked fiber output (available in 1310nm or 1550nm)
  • Wideband Jitter < 0.2UI
  • SC/PC, FC/PC connector options
  • Card Edge LED's

  • Signal presence indication
  • Maximum equalization warning indication
  • Module status indication


Serial Video Input

Standard SMPTE ST 259 A, B, C, D, SMPTE ST 297, SMPTE ST 305, SMPTE ST 310, SMPTE ST 344, M2S, DVB-ASI
Number of Inputs 1
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Equalization Automatic to 300m @ 270Mb/s (Belden 8281)
Return Loss > 15dB up to 540Mb/s

Serial Video Output

Standard Same as input
Number of Outputs 2 reclocked
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level 800mV nominal
DC Offset 0V ±0.5V
Rise/Fall Time 900ps nominal
Overshoot < 10% of amplitude
Return Loss > 15dB up to 540Mb/s
Wideband Jitter < 0.2UI

Optical Output

Number of Outputs 1
Connector SC/PC, FC/PC female housing
Return Loss > 14dB
Nominal Wavelength 1310nm, 1550nm
Optical Power
1310nm FP -7dBm ±1dBm
1550nm DFB 0dBm ±1dBm


Voltage +12V DC
Power 6 Watts


Number of Slots 1


Laser Safety Class 1 laser product, complies with 24CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11, IEC 60825-1
EMI/RFI Complies with FCC Part 15, Class A, EU EMC Directive

Ordering Information

SDI Electrical to Optical Converter 19.4Mb/s or 143-540Mb/s
7705EO13 1310nm FP laser
7705EO15 1550nm DFB laser

Ordering Options

Notes Rear plate and fiber connector must be specified at time of order - eg: [model]+SC+3RU
Connector Suffix
Rear Plate Suffix
+1RU 1RU rear plate for use with 7701FR Multiframe
+SA Standalone Enclosure Rear Plate
+3RU 3RU rear plate for use with 350FR, 7700FR-C or 7800FR Multiframes


350FR Portable Multiframe which holds 7 single slot modules
7700FR-C 3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7800FR 3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7701FR 1RU Multiframe which holds 3 single slot modules
S7701FR 7700 Series Standalone Enclosure