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Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by CMarangon, Apr 19, 2013.

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  1. CMarangon

    CMarangon

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    Feb 3, 2013
    Hello!

    I have 4 amplifies and intend to connect them using a TOSLINK optical cable.
    However, I need to split the optical signal in 4. One for each amplifier.

    I will try to use 3 optical splitters, that have 2 outputs each, connecting one to the Toslink, and the other 2 in each output of the first optical splitter.

    Is it possible?

    If you dont know an optical splitter, please see the picture in the link below:
    http://files.cablewholesale.com/hires/40av-81002.jpg
     
  2. john monks

    john monks

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    Mar 9, 2012
    You know that you will only get a small fraction of the original light to each amplifier. Therefor I suggest trying your existing system pulling out the fiber to the amplifier to some degree to make sure that the amplifier is good for only a small amount of light. Plus I am assuming that the signal is only going in one direction.
     
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