Given an optical transmitter and receiver set, the most important question
concerning a system designer or integrator is the maximum implementable link
To use the Optical Power Budget Calculator select a launch power and receiver
sensitivity, then enter values for other required information (Link Length,
Number of Patch Points, etc.)
Where do I find a transmitter's optical output power?
Where do I find a receiver's optical sensitivity?
Valid for single-mode applications only. For multi-mode applications, please
contact the factory.
Maximize Link Length
A transmitter's Optical Output Power appears under the Optical Output heading
on the product's spec sheet and web page.
A receiver's Optical Sensitivity appears under the Optical Input heading on
the product's spec sheet and web page.