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DS3 Optical to Electrical Converter

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  • Optical to electrical converter for DS3 (44.736Mb/s)
  • Signal reclocking and jitter attenuation
  • Output wave shaping for G.703 standards compliance
  • Output 1010 pattern generation upon loss of lock to an input signal
  • Electrical output drive level control for enhanced distance
  • Transformer coupled inputs/outputs
  • Display of received optical power provides a pre-emptive indication of link integrity
  • Wide range optical input (1270nm-1610nm)
  • Supports multi-mode and single-mode fiber optic cable
  • Fully hot-swappable from front of frame
  • 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.
  • 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
Type Scrambled DS3 @ 44.736Mb/s
Connector SC/PC, FC/PC female housing
Wavelength 1270nm - 1610nm
Optical Sensitivity -31dBm
Maximum Input Power 0dBm
Fiber Size 62µm core / 125µm overall


Number of Outputs 3 reclocked
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Waveform Conforms to G.703 compliant masks
Return Loss > 15dB up to 44.736Mb/s
Drive Level Low for cable lengths < 70m or High for cable lengths > 70m


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


Number of Slots 1

Ordering Information

7707OE-DS3 DS3 Optical to Electrical Converter

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