Optical Drivers

HVAC, Optics & Photonics

Cable Blowing Machine installs micro fiber cable.

June 24, 2015

Engineered to install micro fiber cable into pre-installed 0.157–0.708 in. diameter microduct, Whisper Micro Cable Blower can place 0.078–0.334 in. diameter cable at speeds up to 260 fpm. Product features integral air valve, pressure gauge, and electronic monitoring system that provides digital read-outs of speed and distance. Operated by single person, portable Whisper is suited for both... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Pulsed Pockels Cell Driver features miniature design.

April 2, 2012

Measuring 0.7 x 1.3 x 2.0 in., Model PCD-3-20 utilizes FET drive circuitry which delivers 2–3.2 kV pulse to 30 pF load in less than 20 ns. Miniature solid-state unit is suited for use in ultra-compact Q-switched lasers or compact optical systems where size and weight are key considerations. Input voltage is +12 V, and other input and output voltage ranges are available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

SiGe Chipset delivers 4 x 10 Gbps for optical interconnects.

July 22, 2008

Comprised of 4 x 10.3 Gbps Transimpedance Limiting Amplifier (HXR4104) and 4 x 10.3 Gbps Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser driver (HXT4104), HXR/T4104 chipset is fully programmable via 2-wire interface. This enables control of signal peaking, modulation, and average currents while also providing access to temperature and output power monitoring on channel-by-channel basis. Parallel VCSEL... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

VCSEL Driver is optimized for low power dissipation.

June 25, 2008

Model HXT4104 is 4-channel 10.3 Gbps Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) driver that can drive 10 mA average and 8 mA modulation current, and dissipates 91 mW of power per channel. Parallel VCSEL driver is digitally programmable via industry standard 2-wire interface, enabling control of signal peaking, modulation, and average current, in addition to providing access to temperature and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Preemphasis Driver incorporates receive equalizer.

November 26, 2007

Available in 3 x 3 mm package, Model MAX3984 is 1-10 Gbps preemphasis driver that can drive up to 10 m of cable or 30 in. of FR4 circuit board. It provides 4 preemphasis settings on transmit side and SFP-compliant loss-of-signal detection on receive side. Low-jitter, high-performance cable driver utilizes analog equalization technology, and is suited for 8.5 Gbps Fibre Channel, 10 Gbps Ethernet,... Read More

Optics & Photonics

TMDS Cable Driver/Equalizer suit HDMI/DVI applications.

September 12, 2007

Offered in 5 x 5 mm packaged suited for placement directly at HDMI or DVI interface, MAX3814 TMDS® digital video equalizer and cable driver absorbs output reflections and provides 15 dB of signal-loss compensation for up to 2 m of FR-4 circuit board traces or 20 m of 24 AWG cable. Selectable current mode enables use of 200 W back-termination resistors. Allowing... Read More