LED indicators on the front-panel of the FR85011A / FT85011A Fiber Module is red.

Issue

There is no video output from the FR85011AMSTR fiber module and the front-panel LED indicator is solid red.

Product Line

Pelco Transmission & Power

Environment

FR85011AMSTR
FT85011AMSTR

Cause

  1. Remote fiber module is not powered on.
  2. Fiber optic cable is not connected
  3. Fiber optic cable connectors are dirty or are damaged
  4. Optical dB losses in the fiber optic installation exceed the optical power budget
  5. Optical dB losses in the fiber optic installation meet the optical power budget specification
  6. Defective Fiber Module

Resolution

Refer to image below and determine which LED indicator is red. Once determined proceed to the section relate to the indicator. 



1 -  DATA Tx LED
2 -  DATA Rx LED
3 -  VIDEO PRESENT LED
4 -  OPTIC FAULT LED (optical signal status/laser status indicator)
5 -  POWER LED (Pelco badge)

 

 


VIDEO PRESENT LED:

 

Indicator Color Meaning Possible Cause Corrective Action
Red on Transmitter Incoming video signal is not present on the channel.
 
 
Video source is not powered on. Check power connection to the video source.
 
 
Video source is not connected to the transmitter. Check BNC connections.
Coaxial Cable is defective. Replace cable.
Red on Receiver Incoming video signal is not present on the channel.
 
 
 
Optical signal is not being received from the transmitter. Optic Fault LED is also red. Refer to the Optic Fault LED section.
 
 
 
Video source is not powered on. Check power connection to the video source.
Video source is not connected to the transmitter. Check BNC connections.
coaxial cable connected to the transmitter is defective. Replace cable.



OPTIC FAULT LED:

Indicator Color Meaning Possible Cause Corrective Action
Red The Optical Signal is not being received. Remote fiber module is not powered on Check power connections. Replace power supply if necessary.
  Fiber optic cable is not connected. Check fiber optic connections.
Fiber optic cable connectors are dirty or are damaged. Clean, polish, or replace fiber optic cable connectors as necessary.
Fiber optic cable is defective. Replace cable
Optical dB losses in the fiber optic installation exceed the optical power budget specification 26dB Check for problems with the fiber optic installation, for example, excessive dB losses in connectors, splices, patch panels, cables.
Optical dB losses in the fiber optic installation meet the optical power budget specification 26dB Contact Product Support (800) 289-9100

 


 
DATA Tx LED:

 
Indicator Color Meaning Possible Cause Corrective Action
Red Data Selection switch is set to an invalid setting. Data Selection switch is set to setting 6,7,8, or 9. Set Data Selection switch to the correct setting for the desired data communication (refer to Table A) 


DATA Rx LED:

Indicator Color Meaning Possible Cause Corrective Action
Red Data Selection switch is set to an invalid setting. Data Selection switch is set to setting 6,7,8, or 9. Set Data Selection switch to the correct setting for the desired data communication (refer to Table A)



 
Data Communication Switch Setting
RS-232 0 (default setting)
RS-422 1
RS-485 2-Wire 2
RS-485 4-Wire 3
Manchester/Bi-Phase 4
Coaxitron 5
NOTE: Switch positions 6-9 are not used.
Table A. Data Communication Switch Settings