Emcore Announces New Wideband RF Redundancy Switch Units for the Optiva Platform

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Emcore OTS-RSU 3 GHz RF Redundancy Switch Units. Photo: Emcore

[Via Satellite 11-18-13] Emcore introduced the OTS-RSU 3 GHz RF Redundancy Switch Units (RSU) for use with the Optiva platform, which includes a wide range fiber optic transport products for satellite and microwave communications from 1 MHz to 40 GHz. The OTS-RSU series supports satellite signal transport link redundancy applications for 1×2, 1×4 and 1×8 redundant switch configurations when integrated with Optiva RF fiber optic transmitters and receivers.

Optiva OTS 3 GHz RSU’s feature 50 and 75 Ohm BNC or 50 Ohm SMA connector options, dedicated Comm-Link for rapid switching response, and automatic and manual redundancy modes. Additional features include manual position/enable select button, channel status and switch position LED, and LNB power pass-through.

All Optiva RSUs provide SNMP monitoring and control. They can be housed in the same chassis and monitored by the same Network Management System (NMS) as Optiva HD video, audio, serial data, and USB extension and distribution cards to support the transport of multiple signal formats and frequency bands in a single platform. The OTS-RSU series is CE & CSA certified and RoHS compliant.

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