Part Number:   03030LMP

C-BAND Optical Booster Unit (MAX -3dBm IN and 20dBm OUT, Gain 23 dB)
Availability:   In Stock

key Feature
  • Gain 23±1.5 dB

What's Included
  • TN12OBU103 1PCS

Relevant Items


C-BAND Optical Booster..



C-BAND Optical Booster..



C-BAND Optical Booster..

  • Amplifies the input optical signals in C band.

  • Supports the system to transmit services over different fiber spans without electrical regeneration.

  • Typical gain of the OBU103 is 23 dB.

  • Can substitute for TN13OBU1.

  • Provides an in-service monitoring port (MON).

  • Supports the gain locking and power locking modes.

  • The EDFA inside the board has the transient control function.

  • Detects and reports the optical power.

  • Monitors the temperature of the pump laser.

  • Detects the pump driving current, back facet current, pump cooling current.

  • Detects temperature of the pump laser and the ambient temperature of the board.

  • Supports Optical-layer ASON.

    TN12OBU103 is a WDM optical amplifier board, to amplifies C band optical signals at Gain Range 23±1.5 dB. TN12OBU103 part number is 03030LMP, TN12OBU1 has feature code like 01(20dB), 04(17dB) and 05(23dB), different Gain Range.some other version like TN11OBU1 and TN13OBU1 with different system compatibility and feature supported, please consult for more details.

Tech Specs
Front Panel

The front panel of the TN12OBU103 has indicators, interfaces, and laser hazard level label.


Valid Slot

OSN 8800 T64 subrack: IU1-IU8, IU11-IU42, IU45-IU68. 

OSN 8800 T32 subrack: IU1-IU8, IU11-IU27, IU29-IU36. 

OSN 8800 T16 subrack: IU1-IU18. 

OSN 8800 universal platform subrack: IU1-IU16. 

OSN 6800 subrack: IU1-IU17. 

OSN 3800 chassis: IU2-IU5, IU11.

Optical Specifications
Operating wavelength range (nm)1529-1561
Nominal input power range (dBm)-32 to -3
Input power range per channel (dBm)40 channels-32 to -19
80 channels-32 to -22
Nominal single-wavelength input optical power (dBm)40 channels-19
80 channels-22
Nominal single-wavelength output optical power (dBm)40 channels4
80 channels1
Noise figure (NF)a (dB)<= 6.0
Nominal gain (dB)< 10
Gain response time on adding/dropping of channels (ms)23
Channel gain (dB)20±1.5
Gain flatness (dB)<= 2.0
Input reflectance (dB)< -40
Output reflectance (dB)< -40
Pump leakage at input (dBm)< -30
Maximum reflectance tolerance at input (dB)-27
Maximum reflectance tolerance at output (dB)-27
Maximum total output optical power (dBm)20
Polarization dependent loss (dB)<= 0.5
VI-VOb (dB)Inherent insertion loss<= 1.5
Dynamic attenuation range20
Adjustment accuracyb (dB)1
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions (mm)264.6 (H) x 25.4 (W) x 220 (D)
Weight (kg)1.1

Q & A

Q: How many hardware version does OBU1 have?

A: OBU1 is available in TN11, TN12 and TN13. The mappings between the board and equipment are as below:

BoardGeneral 8800 T64 SubrackEnhanced 8800 T64 SubrackGeneral 8800 T32 SubrackEnhanced 8800 T32 Subrack8800 T16 Subrack8800 Universal Platform Subrack6800 Subrack3800 Chassis
The TN23SCC board is required when the TN13OBU1 board is used in an OptiX OSN 3800 chassis.
The TN12OBU1P1/TN13OBU1P3 can be installed only in an OptiX OSN 8800 or OptiX OSN 6800 subrack.

Type description of the TN12OBU1 board

DescriptionGain Range
Amplifies the input optical signals in C band.20±1.5 dB
03Amplifies the input optical signals in C band.23±1.5 dB
04Amplifies the input optical signals in C band.17±1.5 dB
P1The TN12OBU1P1 board is an OA board intended for TN55NPO2/TN55NPO2E board.-

Q: What's the difference of different hardware version?


Adjustment of input optical powerNot supportedSupportedSupported
Power consumptionTypical Power Consumption(W)
Maximum Power Consumption(W)

Q: What's the board substitution relation among different versions?


Original BoardSubstitute BoardSubstitution Rules
TN11OBU1TN12OBU1The TN12OBU1 can be created as OBU1 on the NMS. The former can substitute for the latter at type 01,03,04, without any software upgrade. After substitution, the TN12OBU1 functions as the TN11OBU1.
TN11OBU1TN13OBU1The TN13OBU1 can be created as OBU1 on the NMS. The former can substitute for the latter at type 01,03,04, without any software upgrade. After substitution, the TN13OBU1 functions as the TN11OBU1.
TN12OBU1TN13OBU1The TN13OBU1 can be created as 12OBU1 on the NMS. The former can substitute for the latter at type 01,03,04 without any software upgrade. After substitution, the TN13OBU1 functions as the TN12OBU1.

Q: Can I return/exchange board if not compatible with my system?

A: Yes, please tell our sales team your system and main control board version, before purchase.

Q: The board is new or refurbished?

A: It is original new, not been used.

Q: What is the lead time for TN12OBU103 board?

A: In normal condition is 5 days, better to confirm with our sales team before your purchase.


Delivery & Payment
Delivery have regular products in stock, and work together with reliable and high efficiency shipment partner, could deliver to our customers worldwide shortly. In normal condition, your cargo would take 3-5 days lead time and inland transportation to your carriers, then takes delivery days as per different delivery method, would be arrived at your destination safely and securely through reliable international carriers. Tracking No. will be provided once delivery out.
There are 3 delivery methods as default selection.
· FCA China Mainland.
Free of charge for FCA China Mainland
· FCA Hong Kong.
Flat rate 150USD for cargo under 100KG. We can delivery to your appointed address in Hong Kong, like your forwarders address.
Please note:
1, Our warehouses and cargoes are not located in Hong Kong, there are logistic and customs commission charges during China to Hong Kong.
2, If your cargo is small dimension, instead of delivery to you Hong Kong carrier, choosing our DHL service to deliver to your country directly is highly recommended.
· CNF.
International shipping methods are by express like DHL/ Fedex/ UPS, DHL is default; or by normal airfreight;

For cargoes under 45kg, DHL is recommended; For cargoes more than 45kg, considering the time-effectiveness, customs clearance convenience, and freight cost, our sales team will provide DHL and normal airfreight cost for your choice.

Please note: 

1, Insurance is not included by default, please tell our sales team if you need a insurance during transportation.

2, DHL is door to door service, if you choose normal airfreight, you should collect the cargo at airport; and if there have no airport at your city, you should also responsible for the inland transportation between airport to your place.

Payment accepts variety payment methods. We will constantly upgrade our payment system and provide the most convenient method for our client. The Customer may make payment by any one of the following methods, and Wire Transfer is the regular method in
Payment Methods:
wire transfer western union alipay paypal jbc American express discover network mastercard visa
Paying with Wire Transfer
You can do from any your local bank. Usually, we will have your payment within 2 to 3 day.
All fee (payer & payee) generated by the bank wire transfer should be bear by client. Otherwise, the fee will be deducted from the payment we receive.
Paying with Paypal
 paypal offers an alternative secure payment method via PayPal. PayPal does not insist you open an account, making payment by Credit or Debit card even easier. It's advised you do create an account to enable the benefits of signing up with PayPal, such as buyer protection and faster checkout next time without the need to enter your card details. Our invoicing and back order systems with PayPal work differently from our other payment methods. Our returns system is slightly different, we can only refund you for the items rather than swap them. When paying through PayPal the total order amount will be paid for immediately at checkout when you commit to buy. The items will then be dispatched when we process the order as quickly as we can. If items are out of stock we will aim to dispatch them as soon as possible after they arrive here. The same applies for any back orders that are created due to out of stock items within a larger order. Any canceled orders will be refunded as quickly as possible. Any returns will always be charged back to your original payment method.
Paying with Western Union
 western union
When you buy some items in, you have the option of paying for them at any participating Western Union location. The Western Union charge that applies to is based on the total amount of your transaction.
All fee (payer & payee) generated by the bank wire transfer should be paid by client.Otherwise, the fee will be deducted from the payment we receive.

Paying with Alipay


Now Alipay is acceptable at, if you have and intend to pay by an Alipay account, please contact with our sales team.

Please send us the T/T payment advice with date and invoice number by using below email or telephone number.
Email to: [email protected]          Call to : +852-3062-3083

All products are vender original products, we provide new equipment for customers, never been used before. Some scratching or copper rust might be seen on the modules, that may caused by carry, inserting in/out from chassis during our in-stock and pre-delivery testing. In normal condition, the scratching and rust are very slightly. When meet with this situation, a picture will send to you first to obtain your confirmation before delivery to you.
Once you bought products from us, we will provide the best post sale service for you. After the shipping out, we will continuously track your cargo until it arrives to your country or region. If there is something wrong during the delivery, we will do our utmost to help you.
Generally, all products provided by, will come with standard vender like 1 year warranty. During the warranty period, will replace any defective Equipment, but the reverse logistics should responsible by buyer, the re-shipment should obey the trade terms of order. If it is unable to locate a suitable replacement, will repair the Equipment. If it is unable to do either, will refund the purchase price to Buyer.
This warranty does not apply to any failure of the Equipment as a result of misuse, abuse, accident, neglect or mishandling, lack of proper maintenance, environmental factors, improper installation or configuration, flood, fire or other natural disasters, physical damage, electrical issues such as lightning, power surges or incorrect electrical voltages, or improper modifications.
This warranty is only valid for the original purchaser of the Equipment (“Buyer”).
But if products fail during warranty time, please contact your sales representative, or email to
[email protected] to verify your problem and enquire solutions for the failed products. If the problem
still can't be fixed by remote support trouble shooting methods i.e. email or phone support, then return procedure
See details when you start the return procedure to return policy.
If there’s any post sale question please e-mail at [email protected] or contact with your sales representative.


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