How to Choose Signamax Fiber Optic Media Converters

Dec 29 09:02 2010 Colin Yao Print This Article

This article introduces different types of fiber optic media converters on the market and how to choose the one that suites your application.

> Signamax Fiber Optic Media Converter Types
Signamax is a major media converter manufacturer and they make a large variety of different fiber optic media converter types.

The product line supports your Ethernet,Guest Posting Fast Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet requirements. They even make rack mountable and chassis based media converters for existing network control centers.
In addition, Signamax also provides stand-alone and FTTH (Fiber to the Home) converter products to meet requirements to outlying locations.

> Management and Unmanagement Converters
Signamax's unmanaged converters feature simplicity with Link Fault Signaling, this provides the feature for managed Ethernet switches to reroute when a path fails, and it is able to force speed and duplex modes where other brand names' less flexible media converters cannot.
> Converters for Different Working Environment
Signamax also has converters to meet different working conditions.
They make a smaller footprint miniature converter for tight space applications. And they also have industrial fiber media converters for industrial environments where extreme temperature change is present.

> Signamax Ethernet Switches
Signamax's Ethernet switches support cutting-edge technologies such as Power over Ethernet (PoE) which uses your existing cabling to deliver DC power to VoIP (Voice over IP) phones, so that you can eliminate the need of a PBX. 
With PoE, you can also provide DC power to your wireless access points so you can wireless extend your network.
Or you can even provide DC power to IP-based security cameras for security and surveillance. 
With PoE capability, you can eliminate the need to extend AC power to awkward locations which significantly reduces cost.
> Signamax Unmanaged Media Converter Types
- 10/100 to 100FX Converters with Link Fault Signaling (LFS)
- 100BaseTX to 100FX Media Converters
- 10/100 to 100FX Single Fiber WDM Media Converters
- 10/100/1000 to 1000SX/LX Gigabit Media Converters
- 100FX Singlemode to Multimode Media Converters
- Gigabit Ethernet Media Converters

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Colin Yao
Colin Yao

Colin Yao is an expert on fiber optic communication products and technologies. Check out Signamax Media Converters, Garrettcom Magnum Media Converter Switches, and fiber optic media converter products on Fiber Optics For Sale Co. web site.

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