The Emona FOTEx board has been defined specifically for teaching introductory fiber-optic telecommunications topics in electrical and computer engineering curricula.
This bundle includes the Emona FOTEx hardware for the NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite (NI ELVIS), user documentation, and a lab manual to teach students how to build and measure communications systems that correspond to communications system block diagrams commonly found in textbooks. Working from block diagrams, students create communications systems by wiring together system components with plug-in fiber-optic patch cables.
NI ELVIS is a modular engineering educational laboratory platform developed specifically for academia. With its hands-on approach, educators can help students learn practical, experimental skills.
The configuration of NI ELVIS and the FOTEx board includes:
NI ELVIS II workstation (1.25 MS/s oscilloscope)
NI ELVISmx driver software
Emona FOTEx add-on board
Emona software (developed in NI LabVIEW software)
USB cable and connection
Educators can also upgrade to the NI ELVIS II+ system, which includes a 100 MS/s oscilloscope for further measurement capabilities.