COMNET 8-Channel 10-Bit Video Transmitter + Bi-Directional Data Transceiver

BH #COFVT8018S1 • MFR #FVT8018S1
COMNET 8-Channel 10-Bit Video Transmitter + Bi-Directional Data Transceiver
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COMNET FVT8018 Overview

The 8-Channel Digital Video Transmitter + 8-Channel Bi-Directional Data Transceiver from ComNet transmits eight channels of 10-bit digital video along with eight channels of bi-directional data over a single-mode optical fiber. The video quality meets the requirements of RS-250C for short-haul video transmission. This equipment is environmentally hardened and suitable for use in unconditioned roadside or out-of-plant installations.

The unit is compatible with NTSC, PAL, and SECAM video transmission protocols and supports bi-directional RS232, 422, and RS485 (2- & 4-wire) data. Plug-and-play design ensures ease of installation and no electrical or optical adjustments are required. Bi-Color (red/green) LED indicators are provided to indicate the status of the system, video, and data. Packaged in a ComNet ComFit housing, this unit can be either wall or rack mounted.

  • Transmits 8 channels of 10-bit digital real-time color video and 8 channels bi-directional data on a single-mode optical fiber
  • Supports RS232, RS422, and 2- or 4-wire RS485
  • Meets all requirements for EIA RS-250C short-haul transmission
  • Compatible with all NTSC, PAL, or SECAM CCTV camera systems
  • Tested and certified for full compliance with the environmental requirements (ambient operating temperature, mechanical shock, vibration, humidity with condensation, high-line/low-line voltage conditions and transient voltage protection) of NEMA TS-1/TS-2 and the Caltrans Specification for Traffic Signal Control Equipment
  • Voltage transient protection on all power and signal input/output lines provides unconditional protection from power surges and other voltage transient events
  • Robust design ensures high reliability in unconditioned out-of-plant environments
  • Bi-color (red/green) LED status indicators provide rapid indication of critical operating parameters
  • Hot-swappable rack modules
  • Can be either installed standalone or rack mounted
  • Ideal for high-performance CCTV (fixed video)

COMNET FVT8018 Specs

Video Input1 Vpp (75 Ohms)
Overload>1.5 Vpp
Video Input / Output8 channels
Bandwidth10 Hz to 6.5 MHz per channel
Differential Gain<2%
Differential Phase< 0.7°
Signal-to-Noise Ratio67 dB @ maximum optical loss budget
COAXDistance: 300' (100 m) camera to fiber optic module to maintain 6 MHz bandwidth
Data Channels8
Data InterfaceRS232, RS422, and RS485 (2 W/4 W)
Data FormatNRZ, NRZI, Manchester, Bi-Phase and Sensornet
Data RateDC-250 kbps (NRZ)
Bit Error Rate<1 in 10-9 @ Maximum optical loss budget
Operating ModeSimplex or Full-Duplex
Wavelength1550 nm
Number of Fibers1
Cladding9/125 µm
Maximum Distance30 mi (48 km)
LED IndicatorsVideo Sync Presence for Each Video Channel
Transmitted Data
Optical Carrier Detect
Optical EmitterLaser Diode
Optical ConnectorST
Optical Power Budget16 dB
PowerTerminal block
VideoBNC (Gold-plated center-pin)
Data5 x RJ45 (included)
Power8 to 15 VDC
Power Consumption4 W
Rack MountFrom rack
Number of Slots: 3
Current ProtectionAutomatic resettable solid-state current limiters
Circuit BoardMeets IPC standard
MTBF>100,000 hours
Operating Temperature-40 to 167˚F (-40 to 75˚C)
Storage Temperature-40 to 185˚F (-40 to 85˚C)
Relative Humidity0 to 95% (non-condensing)
Dimensions6.1 x 5.3 x 3.3" (15.5 x 13.5 x 8.3 cm)
WeightNot specified by the manufacturer
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