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ODS–2200 Analog Fiber Optic Data Acquisition System

This latest addition to the ODS range of EMP/EMC links extends the operating bandwidth to 2.4GHz (typical) whilst still retaining all of the functional features of the original ODS–1800.   The ODS–2200 has been completely redesigned to incorporate:

  •  New amplifier designs for improved bandwidth and bandpass flatness

  •  New switching technology to significantly increase the isolation between all 8 transmitter inputs

  •  Slightly reduced transmitter form factor

  •  New battery retention latch for quick battery attachment and release

  •  Fiber optic connectors changed to duplex SC type, with an EMI shielded duplex SC type panel adapter

Summary Specification

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3dB bandwidth:    50 Ohm inputs:       80Hz to 2.2GHz minimum  (60Hz to 2.4GHz typical)

                                              1M Ohm inputs:       60Hz to 1.6GHz typical  (when driven from a 50 Ohm source impedance)

Transmitter inputs:    8-way switchable  (switchable 50 Ohm and 1M Ohm)

Isolation between inputs:    > 60dB from dc to > 3GHz  (for all 8 inputs)

Full scale transient input signal range:    1mVpeak up to 178Vpeak  (50 Ohm inputs)

                                                                                                           1mVpeak up to 0.8Vpeak  (1M Ohm inputs)

Maximum transmitter cw input:    0.5W  (+27dBm, or ±5Vdc)

System gain range:    from +50dB to –55dB  (switchable in 1dB steps)

Full scale receiver output signal level:    0dBm  (632mVp-p) for < 0.2dB gain compression

                                                                           +4dBm  (1.0Vp-p) for < 1dB gain compression

Receiver output noise floor:      –135dBm/Hz typical

LF Internal calibrate signal:    50kHz bipolar squarewave, 20mVp-p amplitude

HF internal calibrate signal:      50MHz fast risetime pulse, rich in harmonics out to > 1.6GHz

Transmitter dimensions:    W 136mm x H 67mm x D 120mm  (incl. the battery pack, but excl. connectors mounted on the front panel)

Transmitter weight:    1.8 Kg (4.0 lbs) including the battery pack

Fiber Optic Connectors:    Duplex SC type (1 x SC/APC + 1 x SC/PC), with EMI shielded SC type duplex panel adapter (data and control)

All other specifications as for the ODS–1800, including the PVS function (Probe Verification System) using the internal 50kHz calibrate signal


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34 Norman Way,  Syderstone,  Norfolk PE31 8TH,  United Kingdom
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