Media Converter features Q in Q Double VLAN Tag support.

Press Release Summary:

Designed to meet applications where customer needs to connect legacy 10/100TX network with 1000TX network over fiber, FCU-3012SFP media converter maintains gigabit speeds on fiber port, but negotiates speed on copper port as required. It features store and forward switch architecture, link fault alarm, jumbo frame to 9,728 bytes, and 1000SX or 1000LX support via standard SFP port. Unit can be used as standalone converter or can be mounted in 16 slot 19 in. rack, FCU-RACK16.

Original Press Release:

Aaxeon Releases New Gigabit Media Converters


Aaxeon is proud to announce the release of our latest Gigabit Media Converter. The FCU-3012SFP has been designed to meet the application where the customer needs to connect a legacy 10/100TX network with a 1000TX network over fiber. Most manufacturers of media converters only offer a 1000TX to 1000SX/LX product, which may not work with a legacy 10/100TX network. The FCU-3012SFP has been designed to maintain gigabit speeds on the fiber port, but negotiate speed on the copper port as required.

Features of the FCU-3012SFP include:

10/100/1000TX Auto negotiation
1000SX or 1000LX support via standard SFP port
Store and forward switch architecture
Q in Q Double VLAN Tag support
Link Fault Alarm
Jumbo Frame to 9728 bytes
The FCU-3012SFP can either be used as a stand alone media converters or it can be mounted in our 16 slot 19" rack, the FCU-RACK16.

In addition to the FCU-3012SFP Aaxeon offers a full line of stand alone media converters, 19" rack mounted converters, a Managed Media Converter System, and DIN Rail mountable Industrial media converters, all with multimode, single mode and WDM options. To see the full product line and the specifications for each model, go to the Media Converter section on the Product page.

With the FCU-3012SFP listed at $189 (SFP not included) this is the most economical way to solve the problem of matching network speeds across a fiber link.

About Aaxeon Technologies

Aaxeon is a developer and supplier of Device Networking and Industrial Communication products. Aaxeon's main focus is to be a leading supplier of products and solutions into the rapidly growing markets of M2M (Machine-to-Machine) and Industrial Ethernet.

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