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8 Channel SDI Fiber Transmitter

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  • Multiplexor for eight synchronous or asynchronous 270Mb/s SDI, DVB-ASI or SDTi video signals
  • Signal transport uninterrupted by loss of any SDI, DVB-ASI or SDTi input feed
  • Transparently passes embedded AES or any other data in the horizontal or vertical ancillary data space
  • Comprehensive signal and card status monitoring via four character card-edge display
  • Occupies two card slots 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.
  • VistaLINK® capable for remote monitoring via SNMP (using VistaLINK® PRO) when installed in 7800FR frame with a 7800FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller
  • Automatic coaxial equalization up to 250m at 270Mb/s (Belden 8281)
  • Fully hot swappable from front of frame with no fiber/coax disconnect/reconnect required
  • Supports single-mode and multi-mode fiber optic cable
  • Optical output wavelengths of 1310nm, 1550nm and up to 16 CWDM wavelengths
  • DWDM wavelengths also available
  • SC/PC, FC/PC fiber connectors available
  • Input selection feature allows user to route 1 of the 8 incoming video signals to the SDI output


Serial Video Input

Standard SMPTE ST 259-C, SMPTE ST 305, DVB-ASI
Number of Inputs 8 independent SDI, SDTi or DVB-ASI 270Mb/s signals
Connector BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Equalization Automatic to 250m @ 270Mb/s with Belden 8281 or equivalent cable
Return Loss > 15dB up to 270Mb/s

Serial Video Output

Standards SMPTE ST 259, SMPTE ST 305, DVB-ASI
Number of Outputs 1 Independent SDI, SDTi or DVB-ASI 270Mb/s signal
Connectors BNC per IEC 61169-8 Annex A
Signal Level 800mV(nominal)
DC Offset 0V ±0.5V
Rise and Fall Time 900ps(nominal)
Overshoot < 10% of amplitude
Return Loss > 15dB to 270Mb/s
Wide Band Jitter < 0.2UI

Optical Output

Number of Outputs 1
Connector Female SC/PC or FC/PC
Return Loss > 14dB
Wideband Jitter < 0.2UI
Fiber Size 9µm core / 125µm overall
Standard 1310nm, 1550nm
CWDM 1270nm to 1610nm (See Ordering Information)
DWDM C-Band (ITU-T G.694.1 compliant)(See Ordering Information)
1310nm FP (Standard) -6dBm ±1dBm
1550nm & CWDM DFB 0dBm ±1dBm
DWDM DFB +7dBm ±1dBm


Voltage +12V DC
Power 10 Watts (Non-DWDM) or 13 Watts (DWDM)


Number of Slots 2


Laser Safety Class 1 laser product, complies with 24CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11, IEC 60825-1
EMI/RFI Complies with FCC Part 15, Class A, EU EMC Directive

Ordering Information

Eight SDI/ASI Mux Fiber Transmitter
7707VT13-8 1310nm FP Laser, VistaLINK®
7707VT15-8 1550nm DFB Laser, VistaLINK®
CWDM & DWDM (Ordering Information)
7707VTxx-8 CWDM DFB laser, VistaLINK®
7707VTDxxx-8 DWDM DFB laser, VistaLINK® (Contact Factory for Wavelength Availability)

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