Swedish Space Corporation successfully tests S.I. Tech Model #2867
On May 15, 2008, Swedish Space Corporation successfully tested S.I. Tech Model
#2867, RS-422 and TTL to Fiber Bit-Driver®, with their "Sounding Rocket Maser 11." Their program
manager commented that "everyone was happy, S.I. Tech Model #2867 units worked well."
Long distance, high speed capability of Model #2867 allows remote control and
data acquisition, removing personnel from rocket launch and/or missile test site. S.I. Tech Model #2867 is designed
with 3 full duplex channels of either TTL or RS422 interface working up to 20 Mbps for instrumentation, control,
and telemetry applications. The unit allows use of multimode or single mode fiber with either ST or FC connectors.
Single mode transmitter/receiver is available with 1310 or 1550 nm wavelengths for long distance communication
up to 20Km (6500 feet - 12 Miles).
S.I. Tech Model #2867 is equipped with status indicator LED's showing each communication
channel activity. Model #2867 provides switches to change from TTL and RS422 input/output in the back panel. The
unit is "1U" high, 19" rack mountable, comes with BNC connectors for TTL and terminal block for
RS422 input/output. Fiber side, single mode comes with either ST or FC connectors. Additionally, Model #2867 contains
a universal power supply accepting 110VAC or 230VAC input power. Power Supply is approved to IEC EN 60960-1 &
EN50178 and has a MTBF of 10 years.
Swedish Space Corporation's press release on Maser 11 launch is available from
Maser Web Site, http://www.ssc.se/?id=5104&cid=11165.
Additional information can also be found at
S.I. Tech is a USA based manufacturer of fiber optic systems which markets products worldwide under Bit-Driver®
and Fiber Cluster® trademarks. For additional information call Toll Free 866-SITECH-1, Phone 630-761-3640,
or Fax 630-761-3644.