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he Tektronix SD-48 is a 30 GHz optical / electrical converter head for 11800-series mainframes. It accepts 950-1650 nm wavelength inputs.

Signal input is through an FC/PC connector, electrical output through a 2.92 mm connector for connecting to the input of an SD-32 sampling head installed in the slot immediately to the left of the SD-48, using a semi-rigid link cable originally included with the converter.


Bandwidth 30 GHz
Rise time 15 ps
Optical wavelength 1000-1650 nm
Conversion factor 15 mV/mW