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 
  • 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.

9-Way

HRU-N1-8Z-35-S1310-1310
Dual Transmitter, VHF/UHF 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors, Wavelength 1310 nm

HRV-N1-8Z-05
Dual Receiver, VHF/UHF 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors

HRU-L1-8Z-35-S1310-1310
Dual Transmitter, L-Band HTS 700-2450 MHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors, Wavelength 1310 nm

HRV-N1-8Z-03
Dual Receiver, VHF/UHF, 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors

 

15-Way

HRU-N1-8P-35-S1310-1310
Dual Transmitter, VHF/UHF 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors, Wavelength 1310 nm

HRV-N1-8P-05
Dual Receiver, VHF/UHF 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors

HRU-L1-8P-35-S1310-1310
Dual Transmitter, L-Band HTS 700-2450 MHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors, Wavelength 1310 nm

HRV-N1-8P-03
Dual Receiver, VHF/UHF, 10 MHz-1 GHz, 50 Ohm SMA, Singlemode SC/APC Connectors

RF Performance Characteristics

 Blue2 Link
Dimensions128 x 80 x 36 mm
Weight200g typical
Operating temperature-20 °C to +60 °C e
Humidity0-95% non-condensing
CoolingConvection
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)

e Datasheet parameters based on temperature range -10 °C to +50 °C, refer to user manual for performance parameters at -20 °C to +60 °C.

Blue2 Link 9-Way Datasheet  (version HRx-xx-xQ&Z-1)
Blue2 Link 15-Way Datasheet  (version HRx-xx-xP-&W-2)
Blue2 User Manual (version HRX-XX-8X-35-XXXXX-HB-1)
ViaLiteHD RF Link Handbook  (version HRx-HB-7)
Blue2 PSU (version HPS-CB-xx-DS-1)
Programing Kit (version HRx-HD-DEV103-DS-1) – for Blue OEM, Blue2 and Purple OEM modules

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