Fiber Optic Loss Budget Calculator

Transmission / Reception

Transmitter: Optical Output Power
Standard 1310nm FP
dBm
Receiver: Optical Sensitivity
dBm

Maximum Allowable Loss: dBm

Signal Loss
Valid for single-mode applications only.

Fiber Loss

Link Length: km   X   ( dB/km )
dB

Patch Point Connector Loss

Patch Points:   X   0.5 dB / Patch-Point
dB

Passive Device Attenuation

Add
dB

Safety Margin

Recommended minimum of 2dB
dB
       
-   Total System Loss dB
Reserve Sensitivity dB

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