Blue2 Link

ViaLite‘s RF over fiber Blue2 Link is a dual-solution OEM which can be setup as 2x transmitters, 2x receivers or a transceiver, as required.  The link is available in all ViaLite frequency bands from 2 KHz-4.2 GHz, including ViaLite‘s extended L-Band HTS.

The Blue2 was developed further to customer demand and can be used as a replacement for the discontinued AnaCom Transceiver or as a plugin replacement for the Optical Zonu Transceiver.

  • Dual Tx, Rx or Transceiver
  • External PSU
  • Dustproof
  • 50 or 75 ohm
  • Available with 15 Way or 9 Way D Type connector
  • FC/APC or SC/APC options
  • Optional WDM for single fiber connection
  • I2C programmable using the developer kit 
  • All ViaLiteHD RF bands available
  • 5-year warranty


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Blue2 Link

Link Options

The new Blue2 Link s a small dustproof module available in all ViaLiteHD RF bands.  It can be either a dual transmitter, dual receiver or a transceiver.

The link is available with two optical inputs/outputs or single optical input/output if the integral WDM module option is selected.

The 15 way D-type connector is used for serial data transmission (RS232, RS485 & TTL), Tx or Rx Alarms, I2C set up using the ViaLiteHD Programming Kit (HRxHD-DEV103) and for connecting an external power supply (optional HPS-CS-4).


Applications include:

  • Martitme
  • Satcom
  • Broadcast
  • GPS

The Blue2’s compact design means it can be used in existing customer equipment or easily fitted in smaller spaces, such as ship radomes/below-deck control rooms where space can be restricted.  In addition to maritime, the Blue2 Link is suitable for use in the Broadcast, GPS or regular Satcom markets.

RF Performance Characteristics

 Blue2 Link
Dimensions128 x 80 x 36 mm
Weight200g typical
Operating temperature-10°C to +50°C
Humidity0-95% non-condensing
Power consumptionTransceiver – 3.2W
Dual Transmitter – 3.8W
Dual Receiver – 2.6W
DC Input voltage11 to 13V, 12V Nominal
Connector15way male D with screw-lock termination on back plane
(Power, Serial Data, Alarms & I2C programming)
Power supply compatiibilityHPS-CS-4
RF module types2 x Transmitter, 2 x Receiver or 1 x Transmitter & 1 x Receiver
IF (B), DVB-T (D), GPS (G), HTS L-Band (L), General purpose (N&M), Wideband
(S), Low Frequency Timing Link (T), Ultra-wideband (U&W)

Blue2 Link datasheet  (version HRx-xx-xP-1)

ViaLiteHD RF Link Handbook  (version HRx-HB-7)

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