To provide an easy use yet powerful solution for FTTX applications, PLANET releases a new 10/100/1000Base-T to 1000Base-SX/LX Smart Media Converter, GST-80x series, featuring plug & play and smart media conversion functions.
Distance Extension with High Performance and Steady Network Communication
The PLANET Smart Gigabit Media Converter - GST-80x series extends communication distance with highly Gigabit performance via fiber optical cable. The GST-80x series provides media conversion between 10/100/1000Base-T and 1000Base-SX/LX interfaces such as multi-mode LC/SC connectors (220m / 550m), single-mode LC/SC connectors (10/20/30/40/50/70/120km) and single fiber connectors (WDM,15/60km) for various fiber optic applications.
Enhanced Smart Management Features
The GST-80x series provides Auto MDI/MDI-X on its TP port and the DIP switch to configure the available smart functions including the auto-negotiation / force for fiber interface and Link Pass Through function (LLCF/LLR). The Link Loss Carry Forward (LLCF) function works with Link Loss Return (LLR) to diagnose network connections. Also, the LLR function can immediately alarm network administrator the media link issue and provide efficient solution to monitor the entire network.
The GST-80x series allows two type segments to connect easily. The Smart Media Converter can be used as a standalone unit when powered by it's DC adapter or used as a slide-in module to the PLANET 19-inch Web Smart / Managed 16-Slots media converter chassis (MC-1600MR/MC-1600MR48 & MC-1610MR / MC-1610MR48). When working with the Web Smart / Managed media converter chassis, the GST-80x is able to be managed and its status be monitored through the local RS-232 console and remote web interface.