Product Information

Applications

Fiber optic attenuators are designed to introduce a specific amount of signal loss into an optical circuit. These products provide attenuation at a mated pair connection and are used for signal budgeting and power equalization

Build-Out Attenuators

Build-Out Attenuators

Description

Clearfield ® provides both build-out and in-line attenuators in all industry standard interface and attenuation values.

Fiber optic attenuators are designed to introduce a specific amount of signal loss into an optical circuit. These products provide attenuation at a mated pair connection and are used for signal budgeting and power equalization.

Features and Benefits

Integrity

  • Compliant to Telcordia GR-910 and GR-1221
  • Supports Industry standard Singlemode connectors
  • Outside Plant hardened components

Protection

  • Male and female ends all have protective dust cap
  • Individually packaged for protection and to eliminate product mix up

Access

  • Compact style fits in most cabinets and panels
  • Connector interface includes ST, SC, SC/APC, FC, FC/APC, LC, LC/APC
  • 1dB through 20dB, 25dB and 30dB attenuation
  • Dual Bandwidth 1310/1550nm Supported
  • Attenuation levels clearly marked for easy identification

Investment

  • WaveSmart Attenuators offer an economical, dense and user-friendly solution for deploying fiber in any optical network
  • Environmentally stable, high-isolation, low-insertion loss
  • All components are tested 100%

Technical Specifications

Return Loss

UPC: 55 dB; APC: 65 dB

Attenuation Tolerance

1 to 10 db: ± 0.5 dB

11 to 30 dB: ± 5%

Operational Wavelength

1310 ± 40nm

1490 ± 20nm

1550 ± 40nm

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)

Max Power

500mW