The O2EPXIe is a high bandwidth, broadband OE converter designed for the PXI Platform. Available in a range of configurations; choose from 1 or 2 channels, AC or DC coupling and various conversion gain and operating wavelength ranges.
The O2EPXIe integrates seamlessly with a wide range of PXI instruments to drive mixed signal test in various optical test applications from design through to production testing.
DC or AC coupled
Choose from DC or AC coupling to suit your specific test application.
Amplified RF output
Various conversion gain options allow you to easily measure low power, high speed optical signals.
Our high performing O2E allows you to successfully test high baudrate signals with up to 50GHz of bandwidth.
Onboard storage of calibration data can be accessed via SCPI commands, making it easier to generate calibrated measurements and scale your measurement capabilities.
Various wavelength ranges
The O2E can be customized to a wide range of wavelengths and is suitable for single mode and multimode applications.
Seamless PXI integration
Take advantage of PXI’s integrated triggering and synchronization capabilities across electrical and optical instruments.
This product comes with a 3 year warranty.
Don’t require PXI?
We offer the same functionality of the O2EPXIe in a compact USB/Ethernet form factor.
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