Blonder Tongue FRDA-S4A-860-SA Fiber Optic Receiver and RF Distribution Amplifier

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Blonder Tongue FRDA-S4A-860-SA Fiber Optic Receiver and RF Distribution Amplifier
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Blonder Tongue FRDA-SA Overview

The FRDA-S4A-860-SA Fiber Optic Receiver and RF Distribution Amplifier from Blonder Tongue is a fiber optic receiver module integrated with a broadband distribution amplifier (BIDA). This wall-mount single mode Fiber Receiver has a bandwidth of 47 to 860 MHz and has an operating wavelength of 1310/1550 nm. Fiber connections are made via SC/APC connectors. The FRDA is used as a launch amplifier in a coaxial distribution sub-system fed from a single mode broadband fiber network. The FRDA's optical receiver section provides high quality CNR performance at low optical input levels. This feature permits the use of lower power optical transmitters. The FRDA has an 860 MHz RF bandwidth and power-doubling hybrid amplifier technology to provide high RF output levels with low distortion. The FRDA operates with the FIBT Series of transmitters as well as those from other leading manufacturers.

LED optical input status indicator
Gain and slope controls
High quality CNR performance at low optical input levels
860 MHz power-doubling hybrid
Optical input jack scaled 1V/mW provides measurement capability using DC voltmeter

Blonder Tongue FRDA-SA Specs

LED Indicators1 x Tri-colored, optical input alarm
1 x Green, power
BandwidthOptical: 47 to 860 MHz
Optical InputBandpass Flatness: 1.0 dB P-V
Optical Wavelength1310/1550 nm
Optical Range-6.0 to +3.0 dBm
Carrier to Noise Ratio@ -1 dBm Input, 40 Ch. Load: 54 dB
@ -1 dBm Input, 79 Ch.+ Data: 53 dB
@ -1 dBm Input, 110 Ch. Load: 52 dB
Input ConnectorSC/APC
ImpedanceAll Ports: 75 Ω
Output Return Loss16 dB
RFGain: 43 dB
Test Port-30, ±2 dB
Gain Control Range10 dB
Slope Control Range8 dB
Channel Loading110
Output LevelLow/High: 34/42 dBmV
Composite Triple Beat-60 dB
Composite Second Order-58 dB
Hum Modulation-70
Flatness± 0.75 dB
Hybrid TechnologyPower doubling
Number of Hybrids2
Operating Temperature-4 to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
Power117 VAC, 60 Hz, 28 W
Dimensions7.25 x 3.25 x 10.25" (18.42 x 8.26 x 26.04 cm)
Weight5.75 lb (2.61 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight7.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)17.3 x 10.4 x 3.9"
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