Emcore- Fiber Optic Links: Broadband RF, L-band, Base Band A/V & DVB-ASI
Emcore’s Genesis XD (“GXD”) is an all-in-one multimedia matrix solution that converts, scales, switches and distributes video, audio and data for small-to-large connectivity applications. GXD’s massive 40 Gbps backplane accommodates uncompressed 4K UHD resolutions now and 8K resolutions later, allowing it to serve as a staple for Installers that want a flexible and reliable connectivity platform. GXD is a non-blocking, full cross-point matrix switch that accepts and converts both analog and digital signals, including HDMI 1.4b with HDCP (known as HEAC – HDMI, Ethernet, Audio, Control), Display Port, DVI, VGA, Component and 3G HD-SDI. Remote locations can be connected using multimode and singlemode fiber or CATx using HDBaseT technology.
The Emcore Model 2801/2802- 5 Channel Multimode and 10 Channel Singlemode Fiber Optic Link, 5-250 MHz – The CATVLiteï¿½ Series emcore/Force, Incorporated Model 2801 VSB/AM Fiber Optic Video Link provides a high-quality system for transferring five video channels per multimode fiber with complete EMI immunity via fiber optics. The unit offers exceptional analog bandwidth from 5 MHz to over 250 MHz allowing transmission of all sub-band channels, low-band channels, FM channels, mid-band and h-band channels. (i.e. Channels T7-T13, 2-6, A5-A1, AI, 7-13.) The units may also be used for 6 MHz TV IF (45.75 MHz) and satellite IF (70 MHz) transmission. The CATVLinxï¿½ Series Force/Emcore, Incorporated Model 2802 10 Channel VSB/AM Video Link provides a high-quality system for transferring up to ten video channels over single-mode optical fiber with complete EMI immunity. The unit offers exceptional analog bandwidth from 5 MHz to over 250 MHz allowing transmission of all sub-band channels, low-band channels, FM channels, and mid-band channels. The lowest high-band channels may also be accommodated. The best performance will be achieved when the channel plan is designed to contain all of the channels within a single octave of bandwidth.
The Emcore/Force CATV Linx Model 2804 110 Channel CATV Professional Distribution System (PDS) transmitter for transferring up to 110 channels of VSB/AM modulated signals over a single-mode optical fiber. The system is also suitable for transferring 80 CATV channels along with 30 digital QAM channels in the upper frequency range. The Emcore/Force Model 2804 provides 40-870 MHz of usable bandwidth for video signals stacked at 6 MHz intervals. A low loss single-mode fiber allows full channel loading to beyond 20 km while maintaining a good carrier-to-noise ratio. A key power lock ensures the transmitter cannot be accidentally turned off, and a blue 7-segment LED readout allows the user to monitor a number of system parameters.
The CATV Linx Emcore/Force Model 2805-110 Channel CATV Private Network Solution (PNS) transmitter is part of a robust system for transferring up to 110 channels of VSB/AM modulated signals over a single-mode optical fiber. The system provides 40-870 MHz of usable bandwidth for video signals stacked at 6 MHz intervals. A low loss single-mode optical fiber allows full channel loading to beyond 20 km while maintaining a good carrier-tonoise ratio. The emcore/Force Model 2805 may be used with the Emcore/Force Model 2807 mini-node receiver for use in return path and multiple splitter applications or with the Emcore/Force Model 2808 receiver for basic 110 channel CATV transmission. In all cases, the link provides excellent performance for many demanding applications such as broadband LANs, distance learning, and multiple data services.
The Emcore/Force CATVLinx Model 2807 Mini-node Optical Receiver, working with either the Emcore/Force Model 2804 PDS or 2805 PNS transmitter, provides CATV distribution headend operators with an extensive array of features that offer a low-cost solution to increase system performance. The unit provides an output of +38 dBmV of RF over the entire optical input range, allowing multiple RF splits without the use of an external RF amplifier. Additionally, the mini-node’s ability to operate over a wide optical input range of -8 to +4.5 dBm allows for a variety of system designs without degrading performance
The Emcore/Force Model 2990PRO L-Band Satellite Fiber Optic Transport System provides an economical solution for transporting digital signals for numerous satellite distribution applications, including headend relocation, and distribution of digital broadcast systems (DBS). The Emcore 2990PRO utilizes a cost-effective coax cabling configuration to distribute the RF signals from the dish to the transmitter and from the receiver to the headend.
The Emcore/Force SPECTRA Link Model 3000 L Band Series Satellite Transport System brings a state-of-the-art modular approach to the demanding Teleport environment. Spanning the entire L-Band frequency range (950-2150 MHz), the link employs a number of feature rich components to create a highly reliable system.
The Emcore Model 3005 L Band Satellite Fiber Optic Transport Link System provides an economical solution for transporting digital signals for numerous satellite distribution applications, including headend relocation. The system utilizes a cost-effective coax cabling configuration to distribute the RF signals from the dish to the transmitter and from the receiver to the headend. The single-mode optical fiber between the 3005 transmitter and receiver allows transmission distances to 2 km at 1310 nm. The transmitter has the ability to supply LNB power at the remote dish site, there by decreasing the need and expense of additional equipment. A front panel mounted switch allows the user to select between +13 Volts and +18 Volts or disable the LNB power. RF alarm and indicator LEDs allow for a quick assessment of the link’s operational status. The Model 3005 L Band Transport System, whether used in an antenna remoting application or in a satellite distribution role, provides for transmis-sion of the entire L Band spectrum in a simplified, flexible installation environment at one of the lowest costs found in today’s market.
The Emcore Medallion 7200 series product line is a family of state-of-the-art high performance CATV Erbium/Ytterbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers (EYDFA). Packaged in a convenient 2 RU housing, this line of fiber amplifiers has been optimized for superior output power stability and the exceptionally low noise figures demanded by CATV applications.
The Emcore Medallion 7100 series product line is a family of state-of-the-art high performance CATV Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers (EDFA). Packaged in convenient 1 RU housing, this line of fiber amplifiers has been design optimized for superior output power stability and the exceptionally low noise figures demanded by CATV applications.
The VX-1DVI-SD optical extender is a single fiber DVI extender that can send 1 channel of DVI video, 1 channel of serial data and 2 channels of analog audio (with adapter) up to 6.2 miles (10 km). The extender is a low profile unit that transports over standard multimode or singlemode fiber using LC type optical connectors for a secure cable connection. LC connectors are the smallest and most widely used type. This allows the easiest installation possible through conduit or wall/ceiling mounted boom arms.
Graphic resolutions up to 1920×1200 and video resolutions up to 1080p 60Hz are possible over a single fiber. Both video and data can be extended out to 6 miles without the need for distribution amplifiers, cable equalization or in-line repeaters that are normally associated with copper cable extension. The VX- 1DVI-SD is the most economical solution for sending a single channel of digital video with data and audio over long distances.
No more EDID learning or blanked out screens! Critical EDID information is read directly from the monitor and passed to the graphics card via the duplex data channel. The VX-1DVI-SD can work on any digital display and provide resolutions up to 1920×1200. The VX-1DVI-SD is also HDCP compliant allowing the exchange of keys between the source and display. Copyrighted material can be sent over the fiber link.
The Emcore OPG-1L series RF fiber optic links are designed for the openGear® platform standard and are optimized to perform in the 50 MHz to 2.3 GHz frequency range for IF- and L-Band video signals up to 30 km. They provide transparent signal transport between broadcast or cable network antenna facilities and control room terminal equipment.
The Emcore Medallion 6000 series is a family of state-of-the-art high-performance 1550 nm externally-modulated CATV fiber optic transmitters optimized for varying network applications. Packaged in convenient 1 RU housing, this line of optical transmitters couples high optical output powers, up to 11.0 dBm, with low optical linewidth resulting in unmatched performance. The optical modulator, combined with proprietary pre-distortion circuitry, provides superior CTB and CSO performance with SBS suppression levels of greater than 21 dBm. Advanced features such as built-in field adjustable SBS control and electronic dispersion compensation allow these transmitters to be quickly optimized in the field for any link or application without the need to procure specifically tuned transmitters. This affords the system designer a level of flexibility previously unknown in the CATV market place.
The Emcore openGear OPG-1DVI2A1D1UKM fiber optic link provides for the digital transmission of video with audio and serial data at broadcast quality. The OPG-1DVI2A1D1UKM is an excellent choice for transmitting the full range of dual-link DVI and SMPTE compliant digital/analog video with audio and serial data over long or short distances using optical fiber.
Emcore’s Optiva family of SNMP managed fiber optic transmitters, receivers, optical amplifiers, RF and optical switches and passive devices, video, audio, data and Ethernet products provide high-performance fiber optic transmission from 1 MHz to 40 GHz.
The Emcore OPG-2HDP is an excellent choice for transporting SMPTE compliant video signals over long or short distances with a single optical wavelength. Supporting two independent SMPTE video signals, the system offers the complete flexibility needed for transporting full uncompressed (2.97 Gbps) 1080p HD over optical fiber.
The Emcore CX-1DVI-A-D provides a professional way to extend DVI with RS-232 and stereo analog audio in real time over CATx. With CX-1DVI-A-D, users can transmit high quality digital video from a PC through one cost effective CATx cable to a remote monitor or projector.
The CX-1DVI-A-D comes as a link, with both transmitter and receiver units. The transmitter is connected to your PC DVI output and serial port, such as COM1, and the receiver is connected to a monitor with serial control such as touch panels. The CX-1DVI-A-D ensures that architects, integrators, installers and end-users are presented with more options than ever before for sending impressive digital video to remote displays.
The Emcore CX-1HDMI provides a professional way to extend HDMI with HDBaseT, RS-232 and Bi-directional IR, in real time over CATx. With CX-1HDMI, users can transmit the most high quality 3D digital video with HDMI specification from DVD players, Blu-ray Disc player, PS3, and any other kinds of sources compliant with TMDS, to distant display monitors, including HDMI or DVI enabled TV sets or LCD PC monitors. Compatibility is further insured with advanced design for the latest HDMI technology, deep color video, DTS-HD audio, Dolby TrueHD audio and HDCP support.
In addition, the CX-1HDMI is equipped with bi-directional IR pass-through path and RS-232 serial port control. These bonus features allow users to boost IR control distance up to 100m and makes IR control possible through only a single CATx cable including HDMI signals. The included serial port offers a convenient path for interactive applications such as touch panels.
The CX-1HDMI comes as a link, with both transmitter and receiver units. The transmitter is used to capture the input HDMI/DVI signals with IR control packets and the carry the signals over a single CATx cable. The receiver equalizes the transmitted HDMI signal and reconstructs IR and serial control signals. The CX-1HDMI ensures that architects, integrators, installers and end-users are presented with more options than ever before for sending impressive digital video to remote displays.
The Emcore CS-1UV-DVI/VGA-A provides a professional way to convert DVI, HDMI, VGA, Component, CVBS, and S-Video inputs to DVI and VGA outputs in real time. The conversion is pure digital and guarantees the highest quality video and audio conversion possible.
The CS-1UV-DVI/VGA-A also embeds either stereo analog or 2-channel digital (S/PDIF) audio into the HDMI video stream (via HDMI to DVI adapter). The VGA/HDMI output supports both dual-displays and picture-in-picture functionality. The CS-1UV-DVI/VGA-A ensures that architects, integrators, installers and end-users are presented with more options than ever before for designing, installing and operating in an environment that can easily adapt to multiple video formats.
The Emcore CS-1-3G-A-HDMI provides a professional way to convert 3G HD-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI to HDMI in real time. The conversion from SDI to HDMI is pure digital and guarantees the highest quality video and audio conversion possible. Plus, with up to 8 channels audio support, 7.1 channel or 5.1 channel audio becomes available.
The CS-1-3G-A-HDMI also provides a low jitter SDI output for local monitoring or distribution to switchers and broadcast displays. The CS-1-3G-A-HDMI ensures that architects, integrators, installers and end-users are presented with more options than ever before for designing, installing and operating in an environment that can easily adapt to multiple video formats.
The Emcore Medallion 2100 Optical A/B Switch is a high-performance solution for network protection and optical redundancy. Packaged in convenient 1 RU housing, this line of optical switches provides an automatic or manual fiber switching function to protect the network from inadvertent service outages due to up-stream optical signal degradation. Each fiber’s optical signal power level is continuously monitored, as is an adjustable optical trip threshold for each channel. If the primary fiber’s optical signal power level falls below the desired optical trip threshold, the unit automatically switches to the secondary fiber, thus eliminating the need for intervention of a system operator. The Medallion 2100 is capable of manual switching or can be switched remotely via SNMP or via a WEB browser adding optical protection to many system applications.