Do you have equipment with different types of Ethernet ports (copper, multimode and single-mode fibre)? The media converter is a simple, economical way of simplifying their interconnection. These Ethernet conversions are possible for copper-copper (coaxial to RJ-45), copper-fibre and multimode-single mode fibre. What is more, using a copper-fibre converter allows you to extend your network.
A.N.S. carries a number of different brands: Transition Networks, FairOptics, RubyTech, Eten Networks, Allied Telesys and MRV. The Ethernet adapter exists as a standalone unit or as a card that is inserted in the chassis. For more information on all converters from all brands, please consult the official websites:
Some models can be managed over the network.
Even when you are in a remote location, you can keep track of a wealth of information about the converter and its ports and you will be alerted if necessary.
There are also PoE and PoE+ (Power over Ethernet) versions that allow you to power your devices directly via UTP cable.
Westermo's Ethernet media converter for the industrial world converts the Ethernet 10/100Base TX or 1000Base TX protocols to optic fiber or from fibre to fibre. The fibre can be multimode or single-mode for data rates of 100 Mbit or 1 Gbit These units are mounted on DIN rails (metal rails for industrial equipment). These solutions can cope with sometimes harsh industrial conditions (high levels of vibration, high temperatures, etc.).