FOX DA8 Plus Retired

Configurable Eight Output Fiber Optic Distribution Amplifier
Key Features
  • Configurable as a single 8-output distribution amplifier, or as two 4-output or four 2-output distribution amplifiers
  • Distributes and extends AV and control signals long distances over fiber optic cabling
  • Compatible with Extron FOX Series DVI Plus, DVI, 3G-SDI, VGA, VGA/YUV, and AV transmitters and receivers
  • Selectable output reclocking
  • Eight active and individually isolated outputs
  • Output muting control
The Extron FOX DA8 Plus
Model Version Description Part #
 FOX DA8 Plus MM Eight Output Fiber Optic DA - MM 60-1171-01 Retired
 FOX DA8 Plus SM Eight Output Fiber Optic DA - SM 60-1171-02 Retired

This product has been retired.

The Extron FOX DA8 Plus is a configurable eight-output fiber optic distribution amplifier for long haul transmission of AV and control signals over fiber optic cabling. For maximum flexibility, it can be configured as a 1x8 distribution amplifier, or as two 1x4 or four 1x2 distribution amplifiers. Featuring high-speed, all-digital signal transmission of pixel-perfect DVI, 3G-SDI, RGB, HD component, S-video, composite, audio, and control signals, the FOX DA8 Plus is compatible with Extron FOX Series products. Output reclocking and active signal splitting maintain signal integrity, transmitting output signals at original power levels. The FOX DA8 Plus includes integrator-friendly features such as RS-232 control, rack-mount capability, and the ability to mute one or more outputs.

The FOX DA8 Plus is designed for a wide range of applications requiring long distance transmission of video, HDTV, and high resolution RGB content with the highest quality. Because transmission of content is inherently secure and immune to outside interference, fiber applications are favored in government, military, and medical environments. The FOX DA8 Plus features industry standard LC-type connectivity.

The FOX DA8 Plus MM supports multimode fiber at 850 nm, which is typically used within buildings or facilities with moderate-range transmission distances. The FOX DA8 Plus SM supports singlemode at 1310 nm, offering long-range transmission capability over extreme distances of several kilometers or miles. It is used in very large facilities such as airports and stadiums, and for connecting over very long distances between facilities such as university campuses. The FOX DA8 Plus supports signal distribution of DVI-D, 3G-SDI, HDTV, RGB, S-video, and composite video, as well as stereo audio and RS-232. All receivers must be compatible in fiber optic wavelength and video format with the transmitter connected to the input of the FOX DA8 Plus.

The FOX DA8 Plus is ideal for many installations that require long haul distribution of fiber optic AV and control signals to multiple locations. In digital signage applications, for example, the FOX DA8 Plus can be used to deliver video, audio, and unidirectional control of multiple, remotely located displays in hotels, airports, malls, and casinos. A multi-level building is another ideal installation for a FOX DA8 Plus, as it can distribute signals to displays located on multiple floors.