OPTELLENT is a provider of broadband test and measurement solutions for communications. OPTELLENT’s test and measurement equipment are designed to offer unprecedented low-cost of ownership and ease of use.

The Company’s test & measurement solutions are used in product development, manufacturing, and field installation. Applications for OPTELLENT’s products include testing of ICs, optical components, modules (transceivers) and subsystems, networking equipment, and network installation and maintenance.

OPTELLENT specializes in offering customized features on its products with short lead times.

OptoBERT™: Electrical and Optical & Bit-Error-Rate Testers (BERTs)

The OptoBERT family of BERTs offers the best value in the industry for bit-error-ratio testing of optical and electrical components, subsystems and systems. OptoBERT family of products covers data rates from 100 Mb/s to 28.05 Gb/s.

BERT Products are:

OPBX280

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPBX280 is a cost-effective easy-to-use bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments at data rates up to 28 Gb/s. The OPBX280 incorporates an internal reference clock, a pattern generator, clock recovery, and a BER analyzer, in an extremely compact module. The OPBX280 is offered with USB interface and a standard 2-year warranty. An intuitive Graphical User Interface enables easy pointand- click operation. Software drivers are available for incorporating the OptoBERT into test automation suites using programs like LabVIEW, VisualBASIC, HP VEE. BER test data from the OptoBERT are output directly into a spreadsheet file without any programming.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Internal Reference Frequency
  • Differential Data Interfaces
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS and User-defined
  • Intuitive GUI and Automated Test Report
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Applications

  • Testing of optical transceiver modules, transponders, linecards, and subsystems
  • Testing of opto-electronic components and devices (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Testing of Gb/s ICs, PCBs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplane design
  • Production and compliance testing

OPBX280 Data Sheet

OPB-04X28

The OptoBERT™ OPB04X28 is the industry’s most compact, cost-effective, easy-to-use 4-channel 28Gbps electrical bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components, cables and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments. The OPB04X28 incorporates four pattern generators, four BER analyzers, internal reference clocks, and clock recovery circuits in one compact module to simultaneously test four channels at data rates up to 28.05 Gb/s. The OPB04X28 has input equalization algorithms to counteract signal degradation through input cables.

An intuitive Graphical User Interface enables easy pointand- click operation. Software drivers are available for incorporating the OptoBERT into test automation suites using programs like LabVIEW, VisualBASIC and VEE.

BER test data from the OptoBERT are output directly to a spreadsheet file without any programming.

Key Features

  • Four integrated Generators and BER Analyzers in one compact unit
  • Internal Reference Clock
  • Built-in Clock Recovery
  • Data Output Amplitude Control
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS, User-defined
  • Autonomous input equalization
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Applications

  • Testing of optical transceiver modules (QSFP+, CFP, CXP), transponders, line-cards, and subsystems
  • Testing of active optical cables, RF cables
  • Testing of opto-electronic components and devices (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Testing of Gb/s ICs, PCBs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplanes
  • Source for 100Gb/s test platforms

OPB04X28 Data Sheet

OPB04X15

The OptoBERT™ OPB04X15 is the industry’s most compact, cost-effective, easy-to-use 4-channel 15Gbps electrical bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components, cables and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments. The OPB04X15 incorporates four pattern generators, four BER analyzers, internal reference clocks, and clock recovery circuits in one compact module to simultaneously test four channels at data rates up to 14.025 Gb/s. The OPB04X15 has an option to operate each channel at different data rates especially for cross-talk testing purposes.

An intuitive Graphical User Interface enables easy pointand- click operation. Software drivers are available for incorporating the OptoBERT into test automation suites using programs like LabVIEW, VisualBASIC and VEE.

BER test data from the OptoBERT are output directly to a spreadsheet file without any programming.

Key Features

  • Four integrated Generators and BER Analyzers in one compact unit
  • Internal Reference Clock
  • Built-in Clock Recovery
  • Data Output Amplitude Control
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS, User-defined
  • Multiple data rates (1.25 Gb/s to 14.025 Gb/s)
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Applications

  • Testing of optical transceiver modules (SFP+, XFP, QSFP, CFP, CXP), transponders, line-cards, and subsystems
  • Testing of active optical cables, RF cables
  • Testing of opto-electronic components and devices (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Testing of Gb/s ICs, PCBs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplanes
  • Source for 40Gb/s test platforms

OPB04X15 Data Sheet

OPBX150

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPBX150 is a cost-effective easy-to-use 15G bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments. The OPBX150 incorporates an internal reference clock, a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a BER analyzer, in one compact module that provides electrical and optical interfaces at data rates up to 14.025 Gb/s. The OPBX150 is offered with an RS-232 or USB interface and a standard 2-year warranty.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Internal Reference Frequency
  • Differential Data and Clock Interfaces
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS, Stress, and Userdefined
  • Intuitive GUI and Automated Test Report
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Test Applications

  • Testing of optical transceiver modules (SFP+, XFP),
    transponders, linecards, and subsystems
  • Testing of opto-electronic components and devices
    (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Testing of Gb/s ICs, PCBs, electronic modules,
    subsystems, and systems
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplane design
  • Production and compliance testing

OPBX150 Data Sheet

OPB04X10

The OptoBERT™ OPB04X10 is the industry’s most compact, cost-effective, easy-to-use multi-channel multi-rate electrical or optical bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components, cables and systems. The OPB04X10 is ideal for simultaneously testing multiple channels for sensitivity, cross-talk penalty, etc. at data rates up to 11.5 Gb/s.

Key Features

  • Four integrated Generators and BER Analyzers in one compact unit
  • Internal Reference Clock
  • Internal Clock Recovery
  • Data Output Amplitude Control
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS, User-defined
  • Intuitive GUI and Automated Test Report
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Test Applications

  • Multi-channel modules (4x10G, 12x10G)
  • Optical transceiver modules ( SFP+, XFP, QSFP, CFP, CXP), transponders, line-cards, and subsystems
  • Active optical cables, RF cables
  • Opto-electronic components and devices (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • High-speed ICs (CDR, serdes, drivers), electronic modules
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplanes
  • Source for 40Gb/s test platforms

OPB04X10 Data Sheet

OptoBERT™ OPB-X110
11 Gbps Optical & Electrical Bit-Error-Rate Tester (BERT)

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPBX110 is a cost-effective easy-to-use 10G optical and electrical bit-error-ratio tester (BERT) for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations. The OPBX110 incorporates an internal reference clock, a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a BER analyzer, in one compact module that provides both electrical and optical interfaces at data rates up to 11.5 Gb/s. The OPBX110 is offered with an RS-232 or USB interface and a standard 2-year warranty. An intuitive Graphical User Interface enables easy point-and-click operation. Software drivers are available for incorporating the OptoBERT into test automation suites using programs like LabVIEW, VisualBASIC, HP VEE. BER test data from the OptoBERT are output directly into a spreadsheet file without any programming.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Internal Reference Frequency
  • Internal Clock Recovery
  • Electrical and Optical Interfaces
  • Data Output Amplitude Control
  • Multiple Patterns: PRBS, Stress, and User-defined
  • External Reference Input for Jitter Injection
  • Intuitive GUI and Automated Test Report
  • Easy-to-Use, Compact and Cost-Efficient
  • 2-year Warranty

Applications

  • Testing of optical transceiver modules (SFP+, XFP, X2, Xenpak, XPAK), transponders, linecards, and subsystems
  • Testing of opto-electronic components and devices (TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Testing of Gb/s ICs, PCBs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Serial bus and high-speed backplane design
  • Production and compliance testing
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting in optical transport networks

OPB-X110 Data Sheet

OPB5000

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPB5000 is a cost-effective easy-to-use bit-error-rate tester (BERT) for testing datacom ICs, devices, components, modules and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations of Storage Area Networks (SANs). OPB5000 supports 4GFC, 2GFC and 1GFC. The OPB5000 tester is also ideal for Gigabit Ethernet, Infiniband (2.5G) and PCIe testing. It incorporates a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a bit-error-ratio analyzer in one compact module that provides optical and electrical interfaces at up to 5Gb/s. An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy point-and-click operation. The GUI displays error counts, BER, and related statistics. The OptoBERT has a recording feature to output the measured BER results into a spreadsheet file without any programming or scripting.

Key Features

  • Electrical and optical interfaces
  • Internal Clock Recovery
  • PRBS, Stress and User patterns
  • Transmit De-emphasis option
  • Automated Measurement Report
  • Easy-to-use and Cost-efficient

Applications

  • Optical/electrical testing of ICs, components, modules and systyems for 1x, 2x and 4 x Fibre Channel (FC), Gigabit Ethernet, Infiniband, PCIe
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting of Storage Area Networks (SANs)
  • Cost-effective solution for manufacturing testing of Fibre Channel transceivers, eliminating expensive traditional BER test equipment in production lines

OPB5000 Data Sheet

OptoBERT™ OPB4250
4.25Gbps Optical & Electrical Bit-Error-Rate Tester (BERT)

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPB4250 is a cost-effective easy-to-use bit-error-rate tester (BERT) for testing Fibre Channel (FC) devices, components, modules and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations of Storage Area Networks (SANs). OPB4250 supports 4GFC, 2GFC and 1GFC. The OPB4250 tester is also ideal for Gigabit Ethernet and Infiniband (2.5G) testing. It incorporates a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a bit-error-ratio analyzer in one compact module that provides optical and electrical interfaces at up to 4.25Gb/s. An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy point-and-click operation. The GUI displays error counts, BER, and related statistics. The OptoBERT has a recording feature to output the measured BER results into a spreadsheet file without any programming or scripting.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Internal Clock & Data Recovery
  • Electrical and Optical Interfaces
  • Automated Measurement Report
  • Intuitive GUI and Automated Test Report
  • Cost-efficient and Easy-to-use

Applications

  • Testing of optical and electronic devices, components, modules and systems for 1x, 2x and 4 x Fibre Channel (FC), Gigabit Ethernet and Infiniband
  • IC testing at Fibre Channel rates
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting of Storage Area Networks (SANs)
  • Manufacturing testing of Fibre Channel transceivers, eliminating expensive traditional BER test equipment in production lines

OPB4250  Data Sheet

OptoBERT™ OPB3200
3.2Gbps Optical & Electrical Bit-Error-Rate Tester (BERT)

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPB3200 is a cost-effective easy-to-use bit-error-ratio (BER) measurement system for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations. It incorporates a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a bit-error-ratio analyzer in one compact module that provides both electrical and optical interfaces at data rates up to 3.2Gb/s. The OptoBERT integrated system eliminates the need for additional interface modules to test devices.

The OPB3200 is offered with either preset discrete data rates or with a continuously variable data rate (1kHz step size).
An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy point-and-click operation. The GUI displays error counts, BER, and features a unique error-events display for measuring events such as signal interruption due to optical switching. BER test data from the OptoBERT are output directly into a spreadsheet file without any programming or scripting.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Electrical and optical interfaces
  • Internal Clock & Data Recovery
  • Variable Datarate (1 kHz Step size)
  • Automated Measurement Report
  • Unique Error Events Display
  • Cost-efficient and Easy-to-use

Applications

  • Production testing of optical transceivers, diplexers/triplexers, and subsystems
  • Production testing of Opto-electronic components and devices TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Production testing of Gb/s ICs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Product development and qualification testing
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting in optical transport networks

OPB3200  Data Sheet

OptoBERT™ OPB1250
1.25 Gbps Compact Bit-Error-Rate Tester

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPB1250 is a cost-effective easy-to-use bit-error-rate (BER) measurement system for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations. It incorporates a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a bit-error-ratio analyzer in one compact module that provides both electrical and optical interfaces at data rates up to 1.25Gb/s. The OptoBERT integrated system eliminates the need for additional interface modules to test devices. An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy point-and-click operation. The GUI displays error counts, BER, and features a unique error-events display for measuring events such as signal interruption due to optical switching. The OptoBERT has a recording feature to output the measured BER results into a spreadsheet file without any programming or scripting.

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Easy-to-use and Cost-efficient
  • Intuitive Graphical User Interface
  • Automated Measurement Report
  • Unique Error Events Display
  • Electrical and optical interfaces

Applications

  • Production testing of optical transceivers, diplexers/triplexers, and subsystems
  • Production testing of Opto-electronic components and devices TOSA, ROSA, lasers, etc…)
  • Production testing of Gb/s ICs, electronic modules, subsystems, and systems
  • Product development and qualification testing
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting in optical transport networks

OPB1250 Data Sheet

OptoBERT™ OPBK125
125 Mbps Low Frequency Bit-Error-Ratio Test System

The OPTELLENT OptoBERT™ OPBK125 is a costeffective easy-to-use bit-error-ratio (BER) measurement system for testing components and systems in R&D and manufacturing environments as well as field installations. It incorporates a pattern generator, clock recovery circuits, and a bit-error-ratio analyzer in one compact module that provides electrical interfaces at data rates up to 125 Mb/s.

An intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) enables easy point-and-click operation. The GUI displays error counts, BER, and features a unique error-events display to display the location of bit errors within every second.

The OptoBERT has a recording feature to output the measured BER results into a spreadsheet file without any programming or scripting..

Key Features

  • Integrated Generator and Analyzer
  • Easy-to-Use and Cost-Efficient
  • Intuitive Graphical User Interface
  • Automated Measurement Report
  • Unique Error Events Display
  • Custom Data Rate Options

Applications

  • Optical/electrical system and component testing
  • Installation testing and troubleshooting in optical transport networks
  • Manufacturing cost reduction by eliminating expensive traditional BER test equipment in production lines
  • EMI/EMC testing

OPBK125 Data Sheet