Industrial Gigabit Media Converter delivers SFP flexibility.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in metal housing, RUG-118 offers media conversion between 10/100/1000BaseTX and 1000Base SX/LX/LHX/ZX. It supports 1000Base-SX and LX fiber connections by supporting Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) design, letting users extend transmission distance up to 120 km max over single mode fiber and 550 m over multimode fiber under 1,000 Mbps transmission. Plug-and-play solution features IP30 housing protection and 12-48 Vdc redundant power input.

Original Press Release:

Ethernet Direct Introduces RUG-118 Slim Industrial Gigabit Media Converter with SFP Flexibility

Taipei, Taiwan, 21 September, 2007- Ethernet Direct Corporation, a professional and primary provider of Industrial Networking and communication solutions, introduces RUG-118, a slim Industrial Gigabit Media converter with SFP flexibility.

RUG-118 is the latest versatile slim Industrial converter from Ethernet Direct which offers hassle free media conversion between 10/100/1000BaseTX and 1000Base SX/LX/LHX/ZX. The RUG-118 supports 1000Base-SX and LX fiber connections by supporting our innovative Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) design to let you extend the transmission distance up to a maximum of 120 kilometers over single mode fiber and 550m over multimode fiber, under a speedy 1000 Mbps transmission to ensure high bandwidth and high reliability.

Ethernet Direct complies with open policy SFP by allowing you to freely choose any transceiver further to the Ethernet Direct SFP. SFP comes in multimode or single mode option. Single mode distances can go from 10km, 20km, 30km, 40km, 70km, 80km and 120km.

RUG-118 is a ready plug-and-play solution equipped with maximum protection and reliability.

IP-30 housing protection

12V to 48VDC redundant power input

Power Polarity Reverse Protection

Overload Current Re-settable Fuse Present

EFT protection 3000 VDC for power line

Supports 4000 VDC Ethernet ESD protection

Power relay output for Port alarm & event alarm

To meet industrial standard, the compact metal housing can withstand wide operating temperature of -10 to 70 deg and extended temperature offering of -40 to 80 deg C. This assures reliable operation in any given environmental condition.

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About Ethernet Direct Corporation

Ethernet Direct brings a control system engineering perspective to networking technology. The principals of Ethernet Direct come from process-control and PLC system backgrounds.

The Global Ethernet Direct team covers operations from Product know-how, design implementation, quality assurance, manufacturing, logistics, sales, marketing & technical support. We are well-positioned to fulfill customers' needs and markets' demands by providing a great variety of tailor-made products and services. When you work with us, you will experience confidence and dependability. By choosing Ethernet Direct, you have chosen excellence & long-term commitment.

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