09.23.2008 08:00 AM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Ensemble Designs unveils Model 3750 IS electrical-to-optical converter
At IBC2008, Ensemble Designs introduced the Avenue 3750 IS, an electrical-to-optical converter that can be used with 3Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s HD signals, SD signals or ASI signals.
The video input is converted to an optical signal and presented on an optical SC connector. This optical output can drive single-mode fiber to a distance of 12.43mi. With an optical launch power attenuator, multimode fiber can also be used.
Available optical output support includes:
- SMPTE 297M, optical equivalent of 259M
- DVB-ASI at 270 Mb/s
- SMPTE 274M, 292M, 296M
- SMPTE 424M, 425M
For more information, visit www.ensembledesigns.com.