Omnitron miConverter GX/T PoE/D

Omnitron miConverter Gx/T PoE/DThe miniature miConverter™ GX/T PoE/D is a rate-switching 10/100/1000 RJ-45 copper to 100/1000BASE-X fibre media converter that can be powered with Power over Ethernet (PoE) when connected to PoE switches and midspans. It can also be powered with DC power or AC power with an external power adapter. The miConverter GX/T PoE/D provides reliable and cost-effective fibre extension in a variety of FTTx applications, including Fibre to the Desktop and Fibre to the Premises.

The miConverter GX/T PoE/D features fixed fibre connectors and Small Form Pluggable (SFP) transceivers. ST, SC and LC fixed fibre connectors support multimode, single-mode, and single-mode single-fibre. 100BASE-X and 1000BASE-X SFP transceivers enable adaptability to different fibre types and wavelengths, including Coarse Wave Division Multiplexing (CWDM) wavelengths to increase the bandwidth capacity of fibre infrastructure.

The RJ-45 port can auto-negotiate by detecting the speed and duplex-mode of the connected device. Upon connection to the UTP device, the RJ-45 port speed adjusts to either 10Mbps, 100Mbps or 1000Mbps, and the duplex-mode adjusts to either Full-Duplex or Half-Duplex. Auto-crossover enables the connection to workstations (MDI port) or hub/switches (MDI-X port) without requiring a crossover cable.

DIP-switches enable manual configuration of the RJ-45 port speed and duplex modes, and configuration of Link Modes (fault-detection capabilities) that enable in the identification and isolation of link failures.

Diagnostic data is provided through front-panel LED indicators that assist in network installation and maintenance. The LEDs display the availability of power, port activity, link status, and the speed and duplex modes of the RJ-45 port.

The miConverter GX/T PoE/D features power redundancy with AC or DC external power options when used with PoE powering. AC power adapter is available in US, Universal and Country/Region specific models. Country/Region specific models feature optional interchangeable connectors, allowing for compatibility with electrical outlet types found around the world. DC power up to 60VDC is available with a terminal connector option.

The miConverter GX/T PoE/D is available with or without integrated mounting brackets. miConverter GX/T PoE/D models without integrated mounting brackets can be installed in the miConverter 18-Module Powered Chassis.

Benefits Include

  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-X, 1000BASE-X and IEEE 802.3 specifications
  • Supports jumbo frames up to 10,240 bytes
  • Compact and light weight
  • Fixed fibre port supports multimode and single-mode dual fibre with ST and SC connectors; and single-mode single-fibre with SC connectors
  • 100Mbps and 1Gbps SFP transceivers for standard or CWDM wavelengths
  • RJ-45/PoE port supports Full/Half-Duplex auto-negotiation and MDI/MDIX auto-crossover
  • LED indicators for RJ-45 and fibre port status
  • User-selectable link fault detection modes facilitate quick fault detection, isolation and reporting
  • Power-over-Ethernet (IEEE 802.3af PoE/PD) with redundant power options:
    • DC Power 8-60VDC (2-Pin Terminal) or
    • US, Universal and Country/Region specific AC power adapter (Barrel Connector)
  • Available with or without integrated mounting brackets
  • Models without integrated mounting brackets can be installed in an 18-Module Powered Chassis
  • Commercial (0 to 50ºC) and wide (-40º to 60ºC) temperature ranges
  • Lifetime Warranty and free 24/7 Technical Support

Application Examples

Fibre to the Premises

In the application example shown below, the miConverter GX/T PoE/D provides outdoor media conversion for an FTTx service without an outdoor power source.

A Service Provider deploys the miConverter GX/T PoE/D in a NEMA enclosure on the outside wall of a customer premises for fibre to copper conversion that provides connectivity to the indoor demarcation router.

The miConverter GX/T PoE/D is powered by a midspan located inside the customer premises. This enables fast and simple installation of the media converter, and does not require electricians or permits.

Omnitron miConverter Gx/T PoE/D Application Example 1

Fibre Distance Extension with PoE

PoE switches are used to provide data and power via copper UTP cabling to Powered Devices (PDs) such as VoIP phones, Wi-Fi Access Points and IP cameras. When the distance to the PD exceeds the 100 meter distance limitation of UTP cable, fibre can be deployed to extend the distance to PDs in remote locations.

The application example below shows how miConverter GX/T PoE/D converters are deployed to enable plug-and-play fibre connectivity from PoE switches.

The miConverter GX/T PoE/D is powered by a UTP patch cable and converts the copper to fibre to connect to a remote PoE IP camera. At the remote end of the fibre run, an OmniConverter PoE power-sourcing media converter converts the fibre back to copper and injects PoE (up to 60W) to power the IP camera. The OmniConverter is powered by AC power and injects up to 60W PoE.

Omnitron miConverter Gx/T PoE/D Application Example 2


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