Ethernet Media Converter Copper to Fiber Optic

Ethernet Media Converter (TX2FX)

TX2FX

The TX2FX is an Ethernet media converter that translates transmission signals from a twistedpair 10/100/1000Base-TX cable to a 100Base-FX or 1000Base-X fiber optic cable. It expands network data transmission distances beyond the 100 meter limitation of copper wire to over 10 kilometers by using single-mode fiber optic cable.

For the fiber optic port any standard Small Form factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver module can be used on the TX2FX. These SFP transceivers modules are available with a variety of different transmitter and receiver types, allowing users to select the appropriate transceiver for the required fiber optical interface.

Further the TX2FX provides automatic detection and initializing of the SFP Module and has easy-to-read diagnostic LEDs for continuous status reports on network speed, traffic and fiber optic port status.

Features

These features make the TX2FX ideally suited for any industrial application. Through the low power consumption, robust, and flexible design, the product can be used in any embedded system. Whether it is being used in a rugged, hot, or other extreme environment, the TX2FX helps to expand your network distances!

Technical Features

Board Key Data
Copper Port on RJ45 (10/100/1000Mbit)
supports auto crossover, polarity correction
Fiber Optic Port over standard SFP transceivers, supports single- and
multi-mode, 100Mbit-FX or 1000Mbit-X
Status LEDs 2 LEDs for each RJ45 port / 2 LEDs for each SFP port
 
Physical / Power
Size (L x W x H) 75.7 x 50.0 x 16.0 mm
Power 5VDC to 36VDC
Power consumpt. 1.8W 1Gbit copper/optical link
 
Environment
Temp. Range Standard -20°C to 60°C, optional -40°C to 85°C
Humidity 5 - 95% non condensing, optional coating available
 

Versions

Reference Descriptions
TX2FX-11 RJ45 and SFP on same side
TX2FX-12 RJ45 and SFP opposite side
TX2FX-13 two copper ports RJ45 and one SFP port
TX2FX-14 2x copper ports (RJ45 and 2mm header) and one SFP
XTEST-1 Extended temperature test, -40°C up to +85°C
other configurations on request

SFP (optical transceiver) in stock
SFP-1X 2/1Gbit 850nm, multi mode, up to 500m, -40 to +85°C
SFP-2X 1Gbit 1310nm, single mode, up to 10km, -40 to +85°C
SFP-3X 100Mbit 1300nm, multi mode, up to 4km, -40 to +85°C
or any other standard STP in accordance to MSA & Ethernet compatible
 
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