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10/100/1000BASE-T to 1000BASE-SX/LX Slide-in-Module

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C3210 Series - 10/100/1000BASE-T to 1000BASE-SX/LX Slide-in-Module

10/100/1000BASE-T to 1000BASE-SX/LX Slide-in-Module

The ION C3210 device provides an interface between 10/100/1000Base-T ports and 1000Base-SX/LX ports allowing users to integrate fibre optic cabling into 10/100/1000Base-T copper environments.

10/100/1000BASE-T to 1000BASE-SX/LX Slide-in-Module schematic


  • Intergrate fibre into copper based networking environments
  • Can be used in any ION Platform Chassis
  • Bridging legacy 10/100 devices into a Gigabit Backbone
  • Secure Uni-directional transmission
  • Standards based, will link with any standard 10/100/1000Base-T and any standard 1000Base-SX or LX ports
  • Copper and Fibre Auto-Negotiation
  • Switch Selectable Speeds
  • AutoCross™
  • Link Pass Through
  • Remote Fault Detect
  • Pause
  • Automatic Link Restoration
  • IEEE 802.1P QoS, IPv4 TOS/Diffserv, IPv6 traffic class
  • IEEE 802.1q Port VLAN, tagging and doubling tagging (Q in Q)
  • Field Upgradeable Firmware
  • Virtual Cable Test on UTP port
  • Uni-directional data transmission
  • Bandwidth Allocation
  • DMI, digital diagnostics per SFF-8472
  • RMON counters for each port


Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE Std. 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3p, IEEE 802.3q
Data Rate: 10/100/1000 Mbps; Layer-2
Max Frame Size: 10,240 Bytes (jumbo frame support); 1,632 Bytes when linked to an xGFEB10xx-120

  • SW1: TP Auto-Negotiation
  • SW2: TP Speed
  • SW3: TP Duplex
  • SW4: Link Pass Through
  • SW5: Fibre Duplex
  • SW6: Unused

Hardware/Software Jumpers: Hardware/Software mode, AutoCross™
Status LEDs:

  • PWR (Power): ON = Connection to powered backplane
  • LACT (Fibre Link): ON = Fibre link, Blinking = activity
  • UTP Duplex/Link: Orange = half duplex link, Blinking = half duplex activity, Green = Full duplex link, Blinking = Full duplex activity, Off = 10 Mbps operation (or no link), Orange = 100 Mbps operation, Green = 1000 Mbps operation

Dimensions: W: 0.86” [22 mm]; D: 6.5” [165 mm]; Ht: 3.4” [8 6 mm]
Power Consumption: 3.6 Watts, 300mA @ 12 VDC
Shipping Weight: 1 lb [.45 kg]
Regulatory Compliance: CISPR/EN55022 Class A, EN55024, EN61000, FCC Class A, CE Mark
Warranty: Lifetime