Fiber-to-Fiber Media Converters

iConverterFiber-to-Fiber Media Converters

iConverter Fiber-to-Fiber Media Converters and Transponders

iConverter fiber-to-fiber media converter modules provide single-fiber to dual fiber conversion and multimode to single-mode fiber conversion. iConverter fiber media converters function as fiber repeaters and fiber extenders to expand the reach of networks to new locations, and select models support advanced switching capabilities.

iConverter media converter modules that support pluggable transceivers enable connectivity between different fiber network devices with a variety of distances and wavelengths. Pluggable transceivers that support CWDM wavelengths enable connectivity to iConverter CWDM multiplexer modules.

Learn more about different iConverter Ethernet media converters with the iConverter feature comparison chart (PDF)

Technologies Supported:
  • 1000BASE-X Ethernet
  • 100BASE-Fx Ethernet
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • OC3/STM1
  • OC12/ STM4
  • OC48/STM16
  • Protocol Transparent
    (Fibre Channel, SONET/SDH, Ethernet)
Fiber and Connector Types:
  • SFP, SFP+ and XFP Transceivers
  • SFP, SFP+ and XFP CWDM Transceivers
  • ST, SC, LC and MT-RJ Fixed Fiber Connectors
  • Single Mode and Multi-mode Fiber
  • Dual and Single Fiber


iConverter media converters can be used in managed or unmanaged networks. Media converter management is available when a Network Management Module or Network Interface Device (NID) with integrated management is installed in the same chassis. iConverter fiber-to-fiber NIDs feature integrated management with advanced performance monitoring and fault detection capabilities.

NetOutlook® Network Management Software provides SNMP management of iConverter media converters and NIDs with real-time performance information, remote configuration and fault notification. iConverter media converters and NIDs are fully integrated with SolarWinds (NEED LINK PAGE) Performance Monitoring Software.

Chassis and Mounting Options

The compact and flexible iConverter media converter modules can be installed in an iConverter 1, 2, 5 and 19-module chassis, and most models feature backplane ports that enable data connectivity to adjacent switch modules in the chassis. Select media converter modules are available as chassis plug-in modules and compact standalone modules.

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