The SVA-1 singlemode variable attenuator offers low backreflection, with a 60-dB attenuation range at 1310 and 1550 nm. The handheld unit comes with a variety of connectors and reflectance options. It can be used for BER testing, systems margin analysis and transmission receiver testing. Field applications include installation, new equipment turn-ups or routine maintenance. The attenuator costs $695 and suits telephone company, LAN, WAN, video and cable-TV applications.
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