RF over Fibre

RF over Fibre technology in its most pure form is a replacement for traditional copper cables. To understand why you would want to replace copper with fibre you need to understand a few keys points on how RF works with cable.

Essentially the frequency you are operating and the length of the cable (and type) are directly proportional to the loss of that system. IE: A 100m cable running a 100MHz signal will less lossy than a 500m cable running a 10GHZ signal.

It is because of these losses that RF over Fibre is the right choice for delivering low loss solutions across a wide band of frequencies. Because the loss of optical cable is negligible the quality and level of the RF signal can be maintained over very long distances. This lowers the cost of ownership and improves signal to noise regardless of the copper alternative.

We have developed custom solutions where external filtering, duplexing or combining have been part of our customers brief. This is a field we excel in with over 30 years of experience in RF engineering.

Our Brands

D2N – Technology Solutions offers a wide range of RF over Fibre and Optical Delay line solutions from two of the world’s leading manufacturers, RF Optic and Rf Venue. With RF over Fibre options covering 100kHz right up to 40GHz and Optical Delay line products covering 100MHz through to 20GHz we have a product to suit your application.

For a little more detail, RF over Fibre can come in stand-alone, rack mount or outdoor IP rated enclosures, it can be uni or bi-directional, we can offer USB or SNMP control and BiasT to power remote antennas. We now also have a range of premium high SFDR RF over Fibre products for those mission critical applications. Units are available in 1310 or 1550nm with MUX options as well!

Typical applications include, Satellite earth stations, Wireless microphone systems, Two Way Radio, LTE, Radar, Wireless Video (Broadcast & AV), Mine sites, High rise and tunnels! Optical Delay lines come in an array of choices including fixed or variable delay, direct and indirect modulation, rack mount and small form factor enclosures. To give you confidence in these products, lets chat about some of the customers who have chosen D2N for one of these solutions:

Dept of Defence (AUS), CSIRO, Macquarie University, Dept of Foreign Affairs & Trade, MST Global, PENTEN, and Bosch. Internationally Rf Optic is the choice of NASA, SpaceX, MOD (UK), US Defence, Siemens, Israeli Defence Force, and many more. D2N supports the Rf Optic range in Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and across the Pacific Island Nations.

RF Venue leads the way with the Wireless Microphone space offering products specifically suited for that market. Their customers include NBC, EPSN, BBC, and NEP. These are truly world class products…

We can design you a complete RF system which includes RF over Fibre, or we can help you integrate with your existing hardware; the choice is yours! We take the time to understand your application and develop a solution that is fit for purpose. For us it’s all about creating long term relationship with our customers; we do this by offering outstanding service and solutions.

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