Signamax 1000BaseT to 1000BaseSX Industrial Hardened Media Converter

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What's special about this media converter from Signamax?

  • Allows you to convert media from 1000BaseT to 1000BaseSX/LX
  • Ideal for use in harsh environments with space constraints
  • Plug and play means there is no complicated software or set up required; from box to operational in no time
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Signamax Connectivity Systems’ 1000BaseT to 1000BaseSX/LX media converters were designed to operate at Gigabit Ethernet speeds in extreme industrial conditions that require ruggedized equipment that can operate in wide ranges of temperatures.  These media converters are an affordable solution for outdoor environments, shop floors, and extreme temperature ranges of -40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C). This media converter provides one channel for media conversion between 1000BaseT and 1000BaseSX/LX. This hardened fiber optic solution is perfectly fitted in the industrial applications or rugged environment.

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SX-065-1897TBSignamax 1000BaseT to 1000BaseLX Industrial Hardened Media Converter
SC Singlemode, 10km span 24V DC Redundant Power Terminal Block
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  • 1000Base FIber Optic Port available with Multimode, Singlemode, and WDM Singlemode
  • DIP Switch Configuration for Link Fault Signaling, Link Down Alarm, plus Fiber Auto/Force Mode
  • Compact rugged design allows this unit to be placed in many different environments
  • The manual setting features allows you to adjust to unusual or harsh operating conditions
  • Supports DIN-Rail or Panel Mounts Installations
  • Meets NEMA TS1 Environmental Requirements for Traffic Control Equipment
  • Meets IEC61000-6-2 EMC Generic Standard Immunity for Industrial Environment
  • One Auto-Negotiation and Auto-MDIX-RJ-45 port
  • Non-Blocking, for Full Wire-Speed Performance
  • Alarms for Power Failure and Port Link Failure via Relay Output
  • Redundant 24V DC Terminal Block Power Inputs
  • Lifetime manufacturer warranty


  Applicable Standards
IEEE802.3ab 1000BaseT
IEEE802.3z 1000BaseSX / 1000BaseLX
  Fixed Ports
All Models [1] twisted-pair port meeting IEEE802.3ab 1000BaseT standard specifications, Auto MDI/MDI-X and Auto-Negotiation Function supported
PLUS [1] 1000BaseSX port meeting IEEE802.3z 1000BaseSX standard specifications with SC/MM, 220m (62.5 µ fiber) / 550m (50 µ fiber) span (Part # SX-065-1895TB)
OR [1] 1000BaseLX port meeting IEEE802.3z 1000BaseLX standard specifications with SC/SM, 10km span (Part # SX-065-1897TB)
  Twisted-Pair Cable Requirements
Category 5e or better cable, 100 meters maximum distance for 1000BaseT
  LED Status Indicators
Per Unit: Power 1 (Green), Power 2 (Green), Fault, LFS
Per Port: 1000BaseT port: Link C, TX, RX
1000BaseSX/LX port: Link F, TX, RX
Throughput @ 100Base: 1,488,100 pps (64-byte packets)
  Fiber Interface, Multimode Part # SX-065-1895TB
Type: LED
Wavelength: 1300nm nominal (1270nm maximum, 1380nm minimum)
Maximum Output Power: - 14.0 dBm
Minimum Output Power: - 20.0 dBm
Sensitivity: -33.0 dBm
Maximum Input Power: - 8.0 dBm
Link Power Budget: 13.0 dB
  Fiber Interface, Singlemode Part# SX-065-1897TB
Type: MQW Laser
Wavelength: 1310 nm nominal (1270 nm maximum, 1355 nm minimum)
Maximum Output Power: - 3.0 dBm
Minimum Output Power: - 10.0 dBm
Sensitivity: -24.0 dBm
Maximum Input Power: 0.0 dBm
Link Power Budget: 14.0 dBm
  Power Input Requirements
Redundant 12 to 48 Volts DC Terminal Block
Optional 24V DC DIN-rail mount hardened industrial power supply
  Physical Characteristics
Dimensions 1.97" W x 5.35" H x 4.33" D  [50mm x 136mm x 110mm]
Housing IP-30 protection, metal case
Weight 1.76 lbs (0.8 kg)
NEMA TS1/2 Environmental requirements for traffic control equipment
ISO: Manufactured in an ISO9001 facility
Environmental Test Compliance:
Vibration Resistance (IEC 60068-2-6): 5G @ 150Hz, Criteria 3
Operation/Storage/Transport Shock (IEC 60068-2-27):
     25G @ 11ms (Half-Sine Shock Pulse; Operational)
     50G @ 11ms (Half-Sine Shock Pulse; Storage/Transport)
Free Fall (IEC 60068-2-32): 1m (3.281ft)
ESD Standards (IEC 61000-4-2)
Enclosure Contact: +/- 4kV; Criteria B
Enclosure Air: +/- 8kV; Criteria B
Radiated FRI Standards (IEC 61000-4-3)
Enclosure Ports: +/- 4kV @ 2.5kHz; Criteria B
Burst Standards (IEC 61000-4-4)
Enclosure Ports: 10V/m, 80 to 1000MHz; Criteria A
D.C. Power Ports: +/-4kV; Criteria B
A.C. Power Ports: +/-4kV; Criteria B
Surge Standards (IEC 61000-4-5)
Signal Ports: +/- 1kV Line-to-earth; Criteria B
D.C. Power Ports: +/- 0.5kV Line-to-earth; Criteria B
A.C. Power Ports: +/- 2.0kV Line-to-earth; Criteria B
Induced RFI Standards (IEC 61000-4-6)
Signal Ports: 10v @ 0.15 - 80 MHz; Criteria A
D.C. Power Ports: 10v @ 0.15 - 80 MHz; Criteria A
A.C. Power Ports: 10v @ 0.15 - 80 MHz; Criteria A
Earth Ground Ports: 10v @ 0.15 - 80 MHz; Criteria A
Magnetic Field Standards (IEC 61000-4-8)
Enclosure Ports: 30A/m @ 50, 60Hz; Criteria B
Voltage Dip Standards (IEC 61000-4-11)
AC Power Ports: 30% Reduction for 0.5 period; Criteria B
Operating Temperature: -40° to 176° F (-40° to 80° C)
Storage Temperature: -50° to 200° F (-45° to 93° C)
Operating Humidity: 10 to 95% (non-condensing)
DIN Rail kit, or wall mounting ears for 3-way installation
FCC: Part 15 Class A
CE: EN55022 (CISR22 Class A), EN55024 (CISPR24 Class A), CE EN-6100-4-4, CE EN6100-4-5, CE EN6100-4-6
UL 60950, EN 60950, IEC 60950, IEC 61000-6-2
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