Fiber Optic Amplifier for Electric Utilities

The EDFA Lite (TM) Optical Amplifier – Electric Utility is specially designed for electric utility operation to amplify protection control relay signalling over fiber optic cable. Using this technology, protection relay signalling can be extended to over 300+km (186+ miles) of fiber optic cable.edfa1

  • Operating Wavelength Range 1529nm to 1562nm
  • Multi-wavelength DWDM operation or single wavelength booster operation
  • Fully transparent at all data rates and protocols
  • Alarm contact closures
  • GUI or SNMP for remote or local access
  • Schweitzer (SEL) and Schneider Electric approved
  • LCD front panel display
  • -48 Vdc, 120 / 220 VAC 60/50 Hz, or 125 VDC
  • Single wavelength or multi-wavelength (DWDM) amplification
  • Electric utility protection relay signal amplification
  • Other signalling amplification including data, voice and video
  • 3 Year Warranty

Typical Specifications

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Parameter Pre Amp In-line Amp Booster Amp Units
Operating wavelength 1529 - 1562 nm
Saturated output power min 5 17 17 dBm
Optical input power -30 to -20 -25 to -10 -5 to +10 dBm
Maximuml signal gain 27 27 27 dB
Noise figure max 5.5 6.0 6.0 dB
Gain flatness +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 dB
Optical interface SC
Power connection -48 Vdc, 120/240 Vac, or 125 Vdc
Operating temperature 0 to 50 ° C

Order Information

Part Number: TBDC - Unit - Center Wavelength - Connector type - UTL Application:
  • PRA Pre-Amp
  • ILA In-line Amp
  • BOA Booster Amp
Connector Type
  • LCU Ultra polish LC
Example Part Number:
  • TEOA-17-ILA-SCU-UTL