The Antronix AFN (Antronix Fiber Node) is a technologically advanced, high quality, highly reliable, cost effective, bi-directional optical fiber node.

Optical Mini Nodes

AFN Optical Mini Nodes

Key features:

  • 38 dBmV constant RF output for a -8 to 2 dBm optical input
  • Full 1 GHz bandwidth
  • FP, DFB or CWDM DFB return transmitter options
  • Patented CamPort® F-connectors
  • Small, compact housing
  • E-Option plug-in for signal conditioning 54-1002 MHz
  • 1 V/mW external optical power test point
  • Low power consumption

The unit is available in two versions:

The AFN meets full specifications with optical input levels ranging from -8 dBm to 2 dBm.

The receive RF path includes provisions for Antronix’s E-Option plug-ins for sloped RF output, as well as user-adjustable padding for optimal forward path setup. An optional return path optical transmitter is available in two versions: Fabry-Perot (FP) and Distributed Feedback (DFB).

Benefits

  • Cost effective, reliable service transmission of telephony, video and high speed data
  • Ideally suited for small business, MDU and educational applications
  • Field accessible controls to ease device setup
  • Small, compact housing
  • Decreased operational costs

Application

The AFN allows the service provider to cost-effectively improve network performance by bringing fiber closer to the end user. Its small size enables placement in most NID boxes, while the robust housing can be used in both indoor and outdoor installations. Ideal for MDUs, such as campuses, hospitals, schools, government institutions, and businesses.