Ethernet Media Converter is RoHS compliant.

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Designed to convert 1000Base-T signals to 1000Base-X fiber signals and vice versa, SFP (Mini-GBIC) Ethernet media converter extends connection distance between 2 Gigabit Ethernet devices via fiber cable without performance degradation. It conforms to IEEE802.3z standard and supports both full- and half-duplex modes with data transmission rates of 2,000 and 1,000 Mbps, respectively. Backward compatible with 10M, 100M, and 10/100M equipment, unit supports multi- and single-mode fibers.

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RoHS Compliant Ethernet Converter Supports Both Full-Duplex and Half-Duplex Modes

Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics ( has announced the availability of its RoHS compliant Gigabit Ethernet media converter. The smart Ethernet converter is intended to convert 1000Base-T signals to 1000Base-X fiber signals and vice-versa. It extends the connection distance between two Gigabit Ethernet devices via fiber cable transparently without performance degradation. This Ethernet converter is suitable for use with any equipment compliant with Ethernet standards such as switches and routers which can be connected to this media converter.

GAO Fiber Optics' 1000Base-T to 1000Base-X Ethernet media converter conforms to the IEEE802.3z standard. The SFP (Mini-GBIC) converter supports multi-mode and single-mode fibers and has the flexibility to adapt to future changes in fiber networks. The data transmission rate is 2000Mbps for full-duplex mode and 1000Mbps for half-duplex mode. The converter supports center chassis installation with optional power redundancy and management features for fiber networks. It is backward compatible with 10M, 100M and 10/100M equipment. All of these practical functions and powerful features make the converter an ideal device for short reach multimode fibers, long reach single mode fibers, Bi-Di and CWDM applications.

About GAO Fiber Optics
GAO Fiber Optics (, a member company of GAO Group, is a leading provider of fiber optic test and measurement instruments, transceivers and other fiber optical devices.

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Company Name: GAO Fiber Optics inc.
Address 1: 601 Milner Avenue Third Floor
City: Toronto
State: CA
Zip: M1B 2K4
Country: Ontario
Phone: 416-292-0038

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