HP Agilent Keysight 8156A Optical Attenuator

HP Agilent Keysight 8156A Optical Attenuator

The Agilent 8156A optical attenuator is ideal for making measurements on fast telecommunication systems. It is employed in R&D and production and is suitable for both single-mode and 50m multi-mode application. A variety of options for different return loss performance, built-in monitor paths and overall accuracy make the 8156A easily adaptable to your measurement requirements.

  • 60dB attenuation with 0.001dB resolution, without ranging
  • 1200nm to 1650nm wavelength range
  • 60/45/35dB return loss single-mode; 22dB multimode 
  • +23dBm maximum input power
  • Typical insertion loss: 4.5dB with option 100; 3.3dB with options 121, 221; 3dB with option 350; 2.5dB with options 101, 201
  • Fiber type: 9/125 micrometer single-mode; 50/125 micrometer multimode 
  • Connector type: straight contact with options 100, 101, 121, 350; angled contact with option 201, 221 
  • GPIB capability: All modes and parameters can be programmed