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  • Eight or sixteen AES audio fiber optic receiver
  • Dolby® E compliant
  • 7707AR-8 and 7707AR-16 versions provide interface to balanced or unbalanced signals
  • 7707AR-8U version provides interface to unbalanced signals via BNC connections
  • AES audio sample rate detection provided independently for each channel
  • Audio monitoring via card-edge headphone jack with adjustable volume
  • All configuration settings controllable through the card-edge user interface, or remotely through SNMP and VistaLINK®
  • Wide-band optical input is compatible with 1310nm, 1550nm, CWDM, or DWDM wavelengths
  • Compatible with single-mode and multi-mode fiber optic cable
  • SC/PC or FC/PC fiber connector options
  • Fully hot swappable from front of frame
  • Comprehensive signal and card status monitoring via four digit card edge display or remotely through SNMP and VistaLINK® capability
  • VistaLINK® capable for remote monitoring via SNMP (using VistaLINK® PRO) when installed in 7800FR frame with a 7800FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller


Optical Input

Number of Inputs 1
Connector SC/PC, FC/PC female housing
Wavelength 1270 to 1610nm
Maximum Power 0dBm
Optical Sensitivity -28dBm

AES Audio Output

7707AR-8U SMPTE ST 276 - Unbalanced AES, Dolby® E compliant
7707AR-8/16 AES3-1992, Balanced or Unbalanced (selectable), Dolby® E compliant
Number of Outputs
7707AR-8 and 7707AR-8U 8
7707AR-16 16
7707AR-8U BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
7707AR-8/16 Multi-pin removable terminal blocks
Sampling Rate 32 to 48kHz (same as input signal at 7707AR)
Balanced 110Ω
Unbalanced 75Ω
Return Loss > 15dB
Balanced 2V p-p ±0.1V p-p
Unbalanced 1V p-p ±0.1V p-p
Rise/Fall Time
Balanced 20ns ±5ns
Unbalanced 35ns ±5ns
Jitter < 0.1UI


Voltage +12V DC
Power 6 Watts
EMI/RFI Complies with FCC Part 15 Class A, EU EMC Directive


Number of Slots
7700 Frame Mounting
7707AR-8 1
7707AR-8U and 7707AR-16 2
7701 Frame Mounting 1 - all versions

Ordering Information

7707AR‑8 Eight Channel AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring
7707AR‑8U Eight Channel Unbalanced AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring
7707AR‑16 Sixteen Channel AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring

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