iConverter 4Tx

4-Port 10/100BASE-TX Managed Ethernet Switch


The iConverter 4Tx Managed Ethernet Switch supports 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX on four UTP ports

  • Enhanced features include Port VLAN, Port Access Control and MIB Statistics
  • Multiple 4Tx modules can be installed to expand the port concentration in a single chassis
  • Supports Half or Full-Duplex and auto-negotiation
  • RJ-45 crossover support eliminates need for different cables in connecting to various devices
  • Ethernet backplane ports for connectivity to adjacent modules
  • Management is available with the addition of a management module to the chassis
  • SNMP management via NetOutlook® provides real-time port and module information, remote parameter configuration and trap notification
  • Conforms to IEEE 802.3, 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX specifications
  • Modules are hot-swappable in 19-Module, 5-Module, 2-Module or 1-Module chassis
  • Lifetime Warranty and free 24/7 Technical Support


The iConverter 4Tx 10/100 Ethernet Switch module is a member of the managed iConverter product family. The 4Tx provides a compact 4-Port 10/100 Ethernet switch that is expandable across the iConverter 19-Module, 5-Module and 2-Module chassis backplanes, as well as being supported as a standalone switch with the iConverter 1-Module Chassis.

The iConverter 4Tx UTP ports feature 10/100Mbps, Half or Full-Duplex and auto-negotiation with both hardware and software controls. Hardware control is available for two ports while all four ports are under software control for these features.

RJ-45 crossover support eliminates need for a crossover cable and facilitates connectivity to different types of network equipment. The 4Tx crossover switch is supported on Port 1. Ports 2, 3 and 4 support an automatic crossover detection mode. The 4Tx also features two Ethernet backplane ports to provide connectivity to adjacent modules for network expansion and for in-band connectivity to an iConverter Network Management Module.

4Tx enhanced features include Port VLAN which allows complete control of traffic flow between a module's ports, and Port Access Control which incorporates remote enabling and disabling of each individual port. The 4Tx supports reporting of MIB statistics that are available for 32 variables per port, reporting a wide range of real-time packet statistics to provide performance and operational monitoring.

iConverter 4Tx modules are hot-swappable and can be mounted in a 19-Module (2U high) or 5-Module (1U high) rack-mountable chassis (19-inch or 23-inch) with any combination of redundant AC, 24VDC or 48VDC power supplies. They can also be mounted in a 2-Module AC or 18 to 60VDC powered chassis, or in a 1-Module AC/DC powered chassis.

Management is accomplished by using a Network Management Module (NMM2) or a media converter with integrated management (such as an iConverter 10/100M2) that provides monitoring, remote configuration and trap notification. The management module can be accessed via SNMP, Telnet and via a serial port. The SNMP-based management is accomplished via Omnitron's intuitive, graphic-oriented NetOutlook management software or third party SNMP management software, while the Telnet and the serial interfaces have an easy-to-use, menu-driven interface.

Some of the real-time 4Tx parameters that can be monitored include link and data receive status. Other parameters include module type and model, hardware and software revisions, serial numbers and a user-defined identifier.

The user can override the 4Tx module's physical switch settings by using SNMP or Telnet to remotely configure switch-selectable parameters such as auto-negotiation, Half or Full-Duplex and Backplane Selection.

In addition to all standard iConverter SNMP traps such as module insertion and removal, the 4Tx modules can generate traps on port state changes including link-up and link-down. Trap monitoring of specific events can be selectively enabled or disabled by the network administrator.

Model Type 4Tx
Protocols 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX
UTP Connectors RJ-45
Controls UTP X-over (Port 1), BP Enable,
Auto/Man, 10/100, FDX/HDX
LED Displays Power, 10/100 UTP Link
Dimensions W:0.85" x D:4.5" x H:2.8"
Weight 8 oz.
Compliance UL, CE, FCC Class A
Power Requirement 0.9A @ 3.3VDC (typical)
Temperature Standard: 0 to 50º C
Wide: -40 to 60º C
Storage: -40 to 80º C
Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Altitude -100m to 4000m
MTBF (hrs) 910,000
Model TypeConnectorsDistance
8480-4 RJ-45 x 4 100m

For wide temperature (-40 to 60º C) modules, add a "W" to the end of the model number.
Consult factory for other configurations and extended temperature (-40 to +75º C) modules.

Chassis and Mounting Options Ordering Table

(60 watts)
(120 watts)
One (1) Power Supply 8200-1 8201-1 8206-1 8205-1 8220-1 8226-1 8225-1 8230-0 8235-0 8240-1 8240-2
One (1) Power Supply with Dying Gasp Support - - - - - - - 8230-1 8235-1 8241-1 8241-2
Two (2) Power Supplies 8200-2 8201-2 8206-2 8205-2 8220-2 8226-2 8225-2 - - 8245-111* 8245-112*
Three (3) Power Supplies 8200-3 8201-3 8206-3 8205-3 - - - - - - -
Spare Power Supply 8200-9 8201-9 8206-9 8205-9 8220-9 8226-9 8225-9 - - - -
23" Rack Mounting Kit 8091-2 8091-2 8091-2 8091-2 8092-2 8092-2 8092-2 - - - -
Blank Module Panel 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 8090-0 - -
Wall Mounting Hardware Kit -   - - - - - 8249-0 8249-0 8249-0 8249-0
1U 19" Rack Mount Shelf - - - - - - - 8260-0 8260-0 8260-0 8260-0
DIN Rail Mounting Kit -   - - - - - - - 8250-0 8250-0

When ordering a Wide Temperature chassis, add a W to the end of the part number. For example:8230-1W
Consult factory for extended temperature (-40 to +75º C) models.
* Click on part number for complete ordering information on the 1-Slot Redundant Power Chassis with Power over Ethernet

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