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  • Can be used as an optical regenerator/repeater, E to O converter, O to E converter, O to O wavelength converter
  • Auto-rate selection, reclocking and indication for all SMPTE ST 259 standards from 143-540Mb/s
  • Supports additional standards of SMPTE ST 305(SDTi), SMPTE ST 310 (19.4Mb/s) and M2S or DVB-ASI(270Mb/s)
  • Can also support Datacom/Telecom rates up to 540Mb/s
  • Coaxial or optical input (jumper selectable)
  • Supports single-mode and multi-mode fiber optic cable
  • Optical output wavelengths of 1310nm, 1550nm and up to sixteen CWDM wavelengths (ITU-T G.694.2 compliant)
  • DWDM wavelengths (ITU-T G.694.1 compliant) also available
  • Independent isolated output drivers to ensure no cross channel loading effects and to maintain polarity from input to output for DVB-ASI applications
  • Comprehensive signal and card status monitoring via four digit card edge display
  • Detection and display of optical input power, video format and EDH errors
  • Fully hot-swappable from front of frame
  • Two BNC serial digital outputs
  • Wide range optical input (1270nm - 1610nm)

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Optical Input
StandardSMPTE ST 259 A, B, C, D, SMPTE ST 297, SMPTE ST 305, SMPTE ST 310, DVB-ASI, M2S
Number of Inputs1
ConnectorSC/PC female housing
Operating Wavelength1270nm to 1610nm
Maximum Input Power0dBm
Optical Sensitivity-31dBm
Electrical Video Input
NormalSMPTE ST 259 (143 to 540Mb/s) or DVB/ASI
Jumper SelectedSMPTE ST 310 (19.4Mb/s)
Number of Inputs1
ConnectorBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
EqualizationAutomatic to 275m @ 270Mb/s with Belden 8281 (or equivalent)
Return Loss> 15dB up to 540Mb/s
Optical Output
Number of Outputs1
ConnectorSC/PC female housing
Return Loss> 14dB
Jitter< 0.15UI (Reclocked)
< 0.20UI (Non-reclocked)
Nominal Wavelength1310nm, 1550nm
CWDM WavelengthSee Ordering Information
DWDM WavelengthSee Ordering Information
Optical Power
1310nm FP-7dBm ±1dBm
1550nm, CWDM DFB0dBm ±1dBm
DWDM DFB7dBm ±1dBm
Electrical Video Output
Number of Outputs2 reclocked (both outputs maintain polarity from input to output for DVB-ASI applications)
ConnectorBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Impedance75Ω (nominal)
Signal Level800mV nominal
DC Offset0V ±0.5V
Rise/Fall Time900ps nominal
Overshoot< 10% of amplitude
Return Loss> 15dB up to 540Mb/s
Wideband Jitter< 0.15UI (Reclocked)
< 0.20UI (Non-reclocked)
Voltage+12V DC
Power6 Watts (Non-DWDM) or 9 Watts (DWDM)
Number of Slots1
Laser SafetyClass 1 laser product, complies with 24CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11, IEC 60825-1
EMI/RFIComplies with FCC Part 15, Class A, EU EMC Directive

Ordering Information

Optical Regenerator/Wavelength Converter for rates to 540Mb/s, 1270-1610nm input
7707OO131310nm FP laser
7707OO151550nm DFB laser
CWDM & DWDM (Ordering Information)
7707OOxxCWDM DFB laser
7707OODxxxDWDM DFB laser (Contact Factory for Wavelength Availability)
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