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ComNet next generation cost-effective dual input over SFP media converter

Published on 24 May, 2016
This media converter features two TX input ports and a single SFP port

An exclusive Demux feature allows for port isolation, replicating two media
converters over one fibre

ComNet, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, a USA-based manufacturer of fibre optic transmission and networking equipment, is introducing a three port media converter, the CNMC2+1SFP/M. This media converter features two TX input ports and a single SFP port for the users’ choice of fibre type, distance, connector type and speed.  The unit features port isolation, allowing the unit to act as two independent media converters while using a single optical fibre for transmission.

Benefits of the CNMC2+1SFP/M

The key benefit to users of the CNMC2+1SFP/M is its ease of use. The ComNet exclusive Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of the fibre port as a dedicated uplink path. A unique Link Fault Pass-Through feature detects if either of the copper ports are down and triggers the optical port to switch states to indicate the failure to the monitoring location.

The CNMC2+1SFP/M is a cost-effective and easy way to add IP Video to a network and is designed for use in harsh environmental applications.

Cost-effective solution

According to Andrew Acquarulo Jr., ComNet President and CEO, “ComNet has always focused on taking the complexity out of IP video networks. Now being able to design the network where using one media converter instead of two, to accomplish the same task is the definition of a cost-effective solution. The ComNet CNMC2+1SFP/M is another example of ComNet understanding the needs of the market.

 “Our extensive line of media converters has been a huge success. With the introduction of the CNMC2+1SFP/M, we continue to round out our media converter offerings and solve a multitude of challenges our customers face,” said Skip Haight, ComNet VP of Marketing. “ComNet now offers over 300 different media converters, we truly focus on the needs of the market and respond to the challenges our customers face everyday,” Haight continued.

ComNet offers an extensive line of fibre optic, copper and wireless video and data transmission equipment that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of the Security and Intelligent Transportation System market.

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