Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


RF-over-fibre transceiver for C- and X-band

25 August 2021 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Emcore has released the latest in its range of RF-over-fibre transceivers covering C-band through to X-Band. The MAKO-X C/X-Band transceiver is designed for high-speed fibre-optic communication applications from 3,4 GHz to 8,4 GHz in harsh environments.

Building on Emcore’s 40 years of expertise in RF-over-fibre links, this new transceiver module combines C/X-band transmitter and receiver capability in a single, highly ruggedised flange-mount package that is tested to environmental standard MIL- STD-810G and EMI/EMC MIL -STD-461F standards. The laser conforms to safety standard IEC 6085- 1.

It features C-band and X-band frequency range coverage, full-duplex transceiver operation, high spurious-free dynamic range of 105 dB-Hz, excellent phase noise of -100 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz and 1550 nm DWDM laser (1310 nm/1620 nm for WDM).

The lightweight MAKO-X is powered from a 24 V d.c. power source and all connectors conform to MIL-DTL-38999. The RF input and output connectors are all N-type for easy connection to existing infrastructure. The transceiver set has an IP67 rating and a very small size, making it ideal for integration into equipment.

For more information contact Conical Technologies, +27 66 231 1900, daniel.haywood@conical.co.za, www.conical.co.za


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