EAR Series: 1 RU Rack Mount Optical Amplifiers for RF Video Applications

The 1 RU EAR Series of low noise, high performance EDFAs provides the ideal building blocks for CATV network systems. These space efficient rack mount amplifiers are available in both single optical channel and DWDM configurations. IPG’s EDFAs are available with up to 200 mW (23 dBm) per port output power. IPG rack mount amplifiers are constructed using our proprietary amplifier modules, providing the best reliability characteristics available in the market today.

IPG’s amplifiers offer the widest range of power choices for cost-effective architecture flexibility. Optimized for low noise, IPG’s EDFAs allow for clear transmission of video, voice and data signals. Carrier to noise (CNR) penalty is typically less than 1 dB.
The 1 RU offers flexibility with up to 16 output ports available.

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IPG’s EAR series of Erbium Fiber Amplifiers have been accepted by the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. USDA RUS acceptance allows IPG’s cost-effective EAR Series of Erbium Fiber Amplifiers to be purchased using RUS loans and grants.


EAR Series: 1 RU

Main Features & Applications:

  • Total Output Power from 50 mW to 2 W
  • Space Efficient 1 RU Rack Mount Package
  • Up to 16 Output Ports
  • Up to 200 mW per Port Output Power
  • <4.5 dB RF Noise Figure
  • Cooler-free Pump Operation
  • High Performance-to-Cost Ratio
  • Integrated CWDM Option for FTTx