Fiber Optic Attenuators

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Benchtop Optical Variable Attenuator has multiport design.

March 14, 2014

Able to be remotely controlled via USB or Ethernet, FVA-3800 enables BER testing and system verification in laboratory or manufacturing environments. System has front panel control and integrated power meter, houses up to 4 attenuators, and handles range of applications, including system loss emulation, coherent transmission, as well as transceiver design and testing. Density, settling time, and reliability promote flexible use and enable product to satisfy research requirements.<br /> Read More

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Gould Fiber Optics: Expanding Its Product Portfolio to include a Miniaturized Sized Single-Mode (SM) and Polarization Maintaining (PM) Fiber based Variable Optical Attenuators (VOA)

February 5, 2014

Millersville, MD, USA — Gould Fiber Optics, a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of premium passive fiber optic components, planar components and integrated modules; is expanding its product portfolio to include a miniaturized sized single-mode (SM) and polarization maintaining (PM) fiber based Manual Variable Optical Attenuator (MVOA). The MVOA is available in SM and PM fibers for... Read More

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Portable Optical Variable Attenuator Equipped with FC and PC Optical Connector

March 28, 2013

Toronto, Canada - GAO Instruments (www.GAOInstruments.com) recommends its handheld optical variable attenuator which is used with single-mode fiber for continuously variable optical signal attenuation. Featuring a rugged design, portability and ease of use, the attenuator is widely used in fiber link certification and routine maintenance. This... Read More

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Handheld Optical Variable Attenuator has auto-off function.

September 17, 2012

Built to be rugged, portable C0270001 combines attenuator and optical power meter functionality, works with typical 9/125 single mode fibers, and offers interchangeable FC and PC connectors. Unit is suited for use in fiber link certification and routine maintenance regarding digital system communication devices, such as PHD and SDH, as well as analog modulation CATV systems. Standard features include low battery indication, on line attenuation, and stepwise attenuation of 0.05 dB steps. Read More

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Optical Variable Attenuator enables fiber link certification.

March 24, 2011

Integrating functionality of both attenuator and optical power meter in one unit, Model 5501 provides measurement range of 2.5-65 dB and attenuating wavelength from 1,260-1,650 nm at accuracy of ±0.8 dB. Calibrated wavelengths include 1,310, 1,490, 1,550, and 1,625 nm. Equipped with LCD screen, handheld unit displays wavelength, input and output power, current attenuation, and selected step size and absolute/relative attenuation value simultaneously. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Attenuator Module is designed for GP750 test system.

May 12, 2010

Fiber optic attenuator module can automate optical switches and fiber optic attenuators with complete plug-and-play modularity and control options. Product can be used with single mode fiber and can support up to 8 optical attenuators in single 1-wide GP750 module. Max attenuation level can be specified up to 40 dB of attenuation, and can also be specified for narrowband or broadband use in 1,290-1,330 nm, 1,530-1,570 nm and/or 1,570-1,610nm wavelength ranges. Read More

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Variable Optical Attenuator operates between 1,260-1,650 nm.

December 16, 2009

Rugged model A0610001 displays attenuation values in either dB or dBm and available calibrated wavelengths include 1,310, 1,490, 1,550, and 1,625 nm. Supporting operating time of 40 hr when fully charged, device features auto-off function and restores attenuating value automatically. It is designed for on-line testing and maintenance of fiber optic systems as well as digital communication system devices such as PHD or SDH, or systems using analog modulation such as CATV. Read More

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Variable Optical Attenuator has epoxy-free optical path.

October 14, 2009

Operating at wavelengths from 1,290-1,625 Nm and temperature range of -5 to 75°C, manual variable optical attenuator is designed for optical power control and equalization of WDM systems, FTTx, OADM ,OXC, CATV, and measurement instruments. It features insertion loss of less than 1.5 dB, return loss of over 55 dB, and polarization dependent loss of less than 0.2 dB. Maximum handling power is 300 mW and attenuation level ranges from 10-45 dB. Read More

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Fiber Optic Attenuator works at 1,260-1,620 Nm wavelengths.

September 1, 2009

Offering attenuation levels of 0-25 dB at 0.5 dB intervals, plug-in fixed attenuator provides high stability, low insertion loss, and works at wavelengths from 1,260-1,620 Nm with maximum handling power of 1 W. Device is suited for use in telecom networks, optical fiber CATV, measuring instruments, local area networks, and optical fiber sensors. Optimized for doped fiber technology, units are available with different connector types and end face configurations. Read More

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Variable Optical Attenuator has Epoxy-free optical path.

June 24, 2009

Featuring low insertion loss, high return loss and low PDL, PC board mountable variable optical attenuator is used for power control and equalization for WDMs, FTTx, CATV, OADM and measurement instruments. With operating wavelength between 1,290-1,625 nm, unit has maximum handling power of 1 W, and attenuation level from 10-45 dB at intervals of 0.5 dB. Manual attenuator is suited for fiber optic systems. Read More

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Optical Attenuator suits labs and manufacturers.

September 24, 2007

Designed for MAP Multiple Application Platform, Variable Optical Attenuator features transition speed up to 25 dB/sec and ultralow insertion loss of less than 1.0 dB. Optional built-in power monitor provides closed-loop power control while high-power option is rated up to +33 dBm for single-mode fiber and +27 dBm for multi-mode fiber. Read More

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Switching Devices feature glass and plastic design.

August 20, 2003

The 2 x 2 and 1 x 8 Fiber Optic Switching Devices come in small MEMS-scale package and consume 100 mW. Variable optical attenuator with indicator incorporates ultra-miniature actuator technology, while 4-channel multiplexer/demultiplexer unifies optical elements into single unit. Twelve channel multimode interconnect is also available. Devices are suited for access area applications where fiber optic cables deliver communication access to homes and businesses. Read More

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