The IQGBE40/80 is a range of Gigabit Fiber Media Converter modules with either a 4 or 8 port Ethernet switch occupying either a single or double slot in an IQ modular frame. The RJ45 copper ports are triple speed auto negotiating enabling connectivity to 10, 100 or 1000Base Ethernet devices using standard CAT5 orCAT6 cable assemblies. The fiber interface utilizes an SFP (Small Form factor Pluggable) fiber module receptacle cage compliant with the SFP MSA (Multi Source Agreement). It accepts a single 1000Base SFP Fiber Transceiver with 1310nm singlemode laser transmitter and medium sensitivity receiver. A copper SFP option is also available to make the unit a 4 or 8 port electrical switch if required.
The IQGBE40/80 may be used for direct links to other fiber enabled Ethernet devices or used as part of a system using WDM or CWDM techniques to transport multiple serial digital data streams over a single optical cable.