Custom-Cal has a high success rate in the repair of the ANDO AQ8201-33. A calibration by Custom-Cal is performed by engineers with extensive OEM experience. We have the expertise and the necessary standards to perform the ANDO AQ8201-33 Calibration, onsite calibration may be available. We specialize in quick turnaround times and we can handle expedited deliveries upon request.

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   ANDO AQ8201-33   Description / Specification:    
ANDO AQ8201-33 60 dB ATTN module

The Ando AQ8201-33 ATTN module (Optical attenuator)is used with the AQ8201 series, Optical Test and Measurement System. Specifications. Wavelength range: 1480 to 1650 nm. Insertion loss: 2.5 dB or less (1550 nm). Maximum attenuation level: 60 dB. Attenuation deviation: Within ±0.1 dB (1520 to 1620 nm). Repeatability: ±0.005 dB (typ.). Minimum attenuation step: 0.001 dB. Optical return loss: 60 dB or more (1550 nm). Polarization dependent loss: 0.05 dB P-P (typ.) (1550 nm). Maximum input power: +23 dBm. Shutter isolation: 100 dB or more. Applicable fiber: SM (10/125 µm). Optical connector FC/Angled PC.


Standard Calibration $250.00 *
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*This is a Web introductory price for one calibration of the ANDO AQ8201-33. Price does not in most cases include measurement performance data. Pricing does include NIST traceable calibration and issue of a calibration certificate and calibration label. Pricing may vary slightly due to volume and location of laboratory supporting calibration. Volume pricing may apply. On-site fees may apply depending on logistics, location and volume of work to be completed during the visit.

Related Optical Terms and Definitions. For a complete list go to our  Terms and Definitions Page.

A change in the optical frequency caused by direct modulation of the laser. A chirp is a signal in which the frequency increases ('up-chirp') or decreases ('down-chirp') with time. In some sources, the term chirp is used interchangeably with sweep signal.

The extent to which optical power from one signal path is prevented from reaching another signal path.

Polarization Extinction Ratio
Polarization Extinction Ratio is the ratio of optical power in the slow axis of the polarization maintaining fiber to optical power in the fast axis within a specified wavelength range.

Sidemode Suppression Ratio
Sidemode Suppression Ratio is the ratio of average signal power to the optical power of the highest sidemode within a distance from 0.1 to 6 GHz to the signal’s optical frequency, expressed in dB.

Wavelength Stability
Wavelength Stability is the change of wavelength during given time span, expressed as ± half the span between the maximum and the minimum of all actual wavelengths.

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