CATV mini-node integrates digital control features

NOVEMBER 1, 2007 -- Olson Technology, Inc. announces the release of the Model OTPN-MDN-870, Advanced CATV Mini-Node.

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NOVEMBER 1, 2007 -- Olson Technology, Inc. (search for Olson Technology) announces the release of the Model OTPN-MDN-870, Advanced CATV Mini-Node.

Designed for high-performance broadband CATV applications, the OTPN-MDN-870 Mini-Node has an optical input range of -8 to +4.5 dBm and an RF output of +38 dBm per channel. The link will accom-modate up to 110 CATV channels.

The optical node receiver can be ordered to include an integral return path transmitter with 1310-nm, 1550-nm, and CWDM wavelength options. SC/APC optical connectors are standard; FC/APC connec-tors may also be ordered.

Design features include a digitally adjustable attenuator and equalizer, eliminating the need to open the unit and exchange PADS and EQs. The built-in digital optical input power meter includes a top LCD, making setup and operation quick and simple. Digital controls, used with the LCD, allow the user to ad-just tilt and RF output levels to assure quality of service. When used with Olson's Model OTOT-870 CATV transmitter, the Model OTPN-MDN-870 Advanced CATV Mini-Node creates a high-performance, cost-effective CATV fiber-optic distribution system, asserts the manufacturer.

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