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ASI Electrical-Optical-Electrical Converters


Electrical to optical & Optical to electrical converters for all SMPTE 259M standards with operation DVB-ASI from 143Mb/s-360Mb/s



  • Electrical to optical converter for all SMPTE 259M standards with operation from 143Mb/s-360Mb/s
  • Reclocked optical and electrical outputs
  • 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


  • Optical to electrical converter for all SMPTE 259M standards with operation from 143Mb/s-360Mb/s
  • Reclocked optical input, with selectable non-reclocked mode
  • Wide range optical input (1270nm to 1610nm)
  • Redundant second SDI input for automatic failure switching applications


  • Supports SMPTE 310M (19.4Mb/s), M2S, DVB-ASI (270Mb/s), SMPTE 344M (540Mb/s) and SMPTE 305M (SDTi) rates
  • Detection and display of input equalization, video format and EDH errors
  • Automatic coaxial input equalization up to 275m at 270Mb/s (Belden 8281)
  • Supports multi-mode and single-mode fiber
  • Fully hot-swappable from front of frame
  • Occupies one card slot and can be housed in either a 1RU frame which will hold up to 3 modules, a 3RU frame which will hold up to 15 modules, 350FR portable frame that holds up to 7 modules or a standalone frame which will hold 1 module
  • Comprehensive signal and card status monitoring via four digit card edge display or remotely through SNMP and VistaLINK
  • VistaLINK capability is available when modules are used with the 3RU 7800FR or 350FR portable frame and a 7700FC VistaLINK Frame Controller module in slot 1 of the frame

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