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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

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Optical Input
Number of Inputs1
ConnectorSC/PC, FC/PC female housing
Wavelength1270 to 1610nm
Maximum Power0dBm
Optical Sensitivity-28dBm
AES Audio Output
7707AR-8USMPTE ST 276 - Unbalanced AES, Dolby® E compliant
7707AR-8/16AES3-1992, Balanced or Unbalanced (selectable), Dolby® E compliant
Number of Outputs
7707AR-8 and 7707AR-8U8
7707AR-8UBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
7707AR-8/16Multi-pin removable terminal blocks
Sampling Rate32 to 48kHz (same as input signal at 7707AR)
Return Loss> 15dB
Balanced2V p-p ±0.1V p-p
Unbalanced1V p-p ±0.1V p-p
Rise/Fall Time
Balanced20ns ±5ns
Unbalanced35ns ±5ns
Jitter< 0.1UI
Voltage+12V DC
Power6 Watts
EMI/RFIComplies with FCC Part 15 Class A, EU EMC Directive
Number of Slots
7700 Frame Mounting
7707AR-8U and 7707AR-162
7701 Frame Mounting1 - all versions

Ordering Information

7707AR-8Eight Channel AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring
7707AR-8UEight Channel Unbalanced AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring
7707AR-16Sixteen Channel AES Audio Fiber Receiver Demux, VistaLINK® Monitoring
Ordering Options
NotesRear plate and fiber connector must be specified at time of order - eg: [model]+SC+3RU
Connector Suffix
Rear Plate Suffix
+1RU1RU rear plate for use with 7701FR Multiframe
+SAStandalone Enclosure Rear Plate
+3RU3RU rear plate for use with 350FR, 7700FR-C or 7800FR Multiframes
350FRPortable Multiframe which holds 7 single slot modules
7700FR-C3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7800FR3RU Multiframe which holds 15 single slot modules
7701FR1RU Multiframe which holds 3 single slot modules
S7701FR7700 Series Standalone Enclosure
Patch Cable
CB-FP1M-SCPCSingle mode fiber cable, 1m, SC/PC male termination
CB-FP1M-STPCSingle mode fiber cable, 1m, ST/PC male termination
CB-FP5M-SCPCSingle mode fiber cable, 5m, SC/PC male termination
CB-FP5M-STPCSingle mode fiber cable, 5m, ST/PC male termination
CB-FP10M-SCPCSingle mode fiber cable, 10m, SC/PC male termination
CB-FP10M-STPCSingle mode fiber cable, 10m, ST/PC male termination