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Viavi JDSU OLA-55 Optical Level Attenuator 1260-1650 nm Fiber 9/125 2280/01

Model: OLA-55

Condition: Used

In stock: 1

SKU: 5363 7A04

Sale price£212.50
  • Fiber Optics
  • Optical Attenuators
Product Overview


Supplied as pictured, note the DEFECTS, screen has dead pixels and the battery flap is broken.


Extended calibration wavelengths for very high performance: 600 adjustable wavelengths for the OLA-54 and 400 adjustable wavelengths for the OLA-55.

An extremely long battery operation time of >1000 h.

Absolute and relative attenuation setting

Low minimum insertion loss due to new optical design.


Emulate fiber loss for testing system dynamics.

OLA-55 for testing up to 40 Gbps systems together with bit error rate testing (BERT).

For system installation and maintenance of multimode fiber (OLA-54) and singlemode fiber (OLA-55).

Key Features

The SMARTWheel for precise and fast manual setting

The SMARTStar graphical user interface for fast, easy, and straightforward operation.

The SMARTEnergy power supply management system.

A USB port for remote operation.

Traceable measurements to NIST/PTB standards for confidence in accuracy.

A robust, shock-proof, and splash-proof design for field operation.

One-handed operation in the field.

Quick start operation, requiring no warm-up time and reducing testing time.



Adjustable wavelength range 1260 to 1650 nm in 1nm increments Fiber type 9/125 µm Calibrated wavelengths 1300nm, 1310 nm, 1550 nm, 1625 nm Display range2.0 to 60 dB Minimum insertion loss<2.0 dB Linearity ± 0.2 Repeatability of attenuation setting ± 0.1 dB Total attenuation accuracy± 0.8 dB Setting type Continuous over the entire range Function Bi-directional Displayed valueAbsolute or relative attenuation value Max. permitted level +23 dBm 

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns Policy

Shipping Policy

  • Processing Time: Orders are typically processed and dispatched within 1 business day.
  • Shipping Methods: We offer Expedited Shipping to all destinations using UPS/DHL/Fedex/Royal Mail and other reputable carriers.
  • Shipping Times: Mainland UK: 1-2 Business Days / Mainland Europe and USA: 2-3 Business Days / Rest of the World 5-7 Business Days.
  • Shipping Costs: These are calculated at checkout based on the shipping method, destination and package dimensions.
  • CUSTOMS AND TAXES: It is YOUR responsibility to liaise with customs in your country and ensure your package is cleared and any taxes are paid.
  • Shipping Destinations: We ship worldwide.
  • Tracking: Once your order is shipped, we will provide you with a tracking number via email.
  • Insurance: All shipments are insured. In case of damage, please contact us via email within 48 hours of receiving the product with photographic evidence, please also ensure a report is logged with the delivery driver.

Returns Policy

  • Return Period: In the event of an item being recieved which is 'not as specified', you can return your purchase within 14 days of delivery.
  • Condition of Items: Items must be returned unused and in their original packaging.
  • Return Method: All returns must be notified in writing to, the email should accompany the order number, date and reason for return and must be within 14 days of delivery.
  • Restocking Fees: A restocking fee of up-to 20% is applicable for items returned for any reason other than 'not as specified'.
  • Refund Method: Refunds are processed to the original method of payment within 5 business days of receiving the return.
  • Exchanges: We do not offer exchanges. It will either be a replacement or a refund.
  • Return Shipping Costs: Return shipping costs will be borne by the customer unless the item is 'not as specified', in this case we will arrange for the return by way of a prepaid shipping label.


Products listed in this category consist of devices which are either untested or have been identified as faulty and therefore being sold for parts or repairs. You may use these as donor units or even attempt a repair. Due to the sheer volume of stock, some items may be left untested. The description will usually state whether the item is simply untested or if it is faulty.

All products sold under clearance are strictly sold ‘as seen’, returns are not accepted on such items.