VIAVI Solutions / JDSU VA6B Precision Variable Attenuator

VIAVI Solutions / JDSU VA6B Precision Variable Attenuator

This JDS VA6B Precision Variable Attenuator is used, and in excellent condition.

Model: VA6B
Fiber Type: 9/125 um
Optical Interface: SC/PC*
Single-Mode Fiber

*This unit can be converted to FC/PC if desired. Please notify Artisan Technology Group sales at time of order.

Using a JDS PS3, this unit was found to perform within the following specifications:
• Insertion Loss: < 3.0 dB
• Polarization Dependent Loss: < .7 dB

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VIAVI Solutions / JDSU VA6B Precision Variable Attenuator

  • Variable Attenuator
  • Range: 0-60 dB
  • Can Be Optimized for 830, 1300, or 1550 nm
  • Electronic Display


The JDS Uniphase VA6B Precision Variable Attenuator provides precise, repeatable, and manual control of light levels for field system testing as well as for test and development in laboratory applications. It use micrometer control for high-resolution attenuation of 50-70 dB with calibration wavelengths of 830, 1300, or 1550 nm.Using an ultra-linear attenuator prism and highly reliable microlense technology, it provides highly accurate, continuously variable attenuation with low insertion loss and an excellent return loss of > 60 dB. The VA6B can be both single-mode and multimode versions. Single-mode models have an analog option and feature > 60 dB return loss and low spectral ripple for CATV AM systems.

Product Family: VA6B503-SUS, VA6B-503-SUS, VA6B503SUS, VA6B 503 SUS, VA6B503 SUS

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JDS Uniphase VA6B Datasheet (pdf) 
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