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  • SDI video and 2 AES audio fiber optic receiver
  • Supports 270Mb/s on 525 or 625 line 4:2:2 component SDI and SDTi (SMPTE ST 305) video signals
  • Supports 32, 44.1, 48kHz AES audio inputs
  • Dolby E™ compatible
  • Incorporates Evertz SoftSwitch™ (Patent Pending) technology for virtually glitch-free AES Audio outputs when upstream SDI or AES feeds are switched
  • User selectable SoftSwitch™ bypass
  • Low Audio to Video latency
  • Output AES "Mute" on loss of AES or fiber optic input signals
  • SDI video regeneration for jitter reduction
  • Output Video "Black" or "Blue" (selectable) on loss of video or fiber optic input signals
  • 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
  • Local display of optical signal strength, video and audio presence, video and AES formats, EDH errors
  • Fully Hot-swappable from front of frame with no fiber disconnect/reconnect required
  • Supports single-mode and multi-mode fiber optic cable
  • Accepts any wavelength in the 1270nm to 1610nm range
  • 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.

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Optical Input
Number of Inputs1
ConnectorFemale SC/PC or FC/PC
Return Loss> 25dB
Wavelength1270nm to 1610nm
Maximum Input Power0dBm
Optical Sensitivity-28dBm
Serial Video Output
StandardSMPTE ST 259-C (525 or 625 line component)
Number of Outputs2 regenerated
ConnectorBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level800mV nominal
DC Offset0V ±0.5V
Rise/Fall Time900ps nominal
Overshoot< 10% of amplitude
Return Loss> 15dB up to 270Mb/s
Wideband Jitter< 0.15UI
AES Audio Output
StandardJumper selected
BalancedAES3-1992 balanced AES
UnbalancedSMPTE ST 276
Number of Outputs2 regenerated
7707VAT-UBNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
7707VAT6 pin terminal strip
Signal Level
Balanced5V p-p
Unbalanced1V p-p
ResolutionUp to 24 bits
Sampling Rate32, 44.1, 48kHz
Intrinsic Jitter< 20ns
System Performance7707VAT + 7707VAR
Video Input to Output Delay< 1.5µs
Audio to Video Delay
Softswitch™ Disabled< 1µs
Softswitch™ Enabled< 2ms
Voltage+12V DC
Power10 Watts
EMI/RFIComplies with FCC Part 15 Class A, EU EMC Directive
Number of Slots1

Ordering Information

7707VARSDI with 2 Balanced AES Audio Fiber Receiver
7707VAR-USDI with 2 Unbalanced AES Audio Fiber Receiver
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