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10/100 Fiber Optic Media Converter/Switch

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Specifically designed for long distances, the TC3212 can extend LAN segments up to 80 kilometers and maximize bi-directional, fiber optic cable usage.

The TC3212 10/100Base-T Ethernet Fiber Optic Converter provides a 100Base-FX port that combines Ethernet Switching with the benefits of fiber optic technology to boost network bandwidth, security and immunity from electro-magnetic Interference (EMI) and ground loops.

  • Compact Design (“Pocket Rocket“ chassis)
  • Link Distances up to 80km *
  • One-Fiber Bi-Directional Communication (optional)
  • Multimode or Single Mode (1300/1550nm)
  • Full or Half-Duplex Operation
  • Seven LED Status Indicators
  • Power: 12VDC, 24VDC, -48VDC or 115/230VAC
  • Operating Temp -10°C to 50°C (Extreme Temp -40°C to 80°C optional)


The TC3212 is frequently used to extend or connect Ethernet segments up to 80km*. Typical applications include linking Ethernet Switches or workstations.
TC3212 - 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet to Fiber Optic Media Converter
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Data Rates (per channel)
  1. Rates10/100 Mbps
  1. TransmitterLASER
  2. ReceiverPIN Diode
  3. Wavelength1300nm Multimode 1300/1550nm Single Mode
  4. Fiber Optic ConnectorsSC, Optional FC, ST
  5. Loss Budget* - 1300/1550nm
  6. Multimode @ 62.5/125µm15dB
  7. Single Mode @ 9/125µm20dB
  8. One Fiber (Bi-Directional Communications)Up to 60Km
  1. Connector(UTP) RJ45 Female
Visual Indicators
  1. Power StatusPWR, & VCC
  2. Alarm StatusALARM
  3. UTP Signal StatusLNK, SPD (Pocket Rocket), LNK, 100M (Standalone)
  4. Optic Signal StatusLNK, SPD, SDET (Pocket Rocket), LNK,100FX, SDET (Standalone)
Ethernet Standards
  1. IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x10/100Base-T, 100Base-FX
  1. Standard12VDC
  2. Optional24VDC, -48VDC, 115/240VAC with Power Cube
  1. Operating-10°C to 50°C
  2. Hi-Temp (optional)-20°C to 70°C
  3. Extreme-Temp (optional)-40°C to 80°C
  4. Storage-40°C to 90°C
  5. Humidity95% non-condensing
Physical (Pocket Rocket)
  1. Height(2.86 cm) 1.13"
  2. Width(12.7 cm) 5"
  3. Depth(6.6 cm) 2.6"
  4. Weight(173 gm) 6.1 oz
Physical (Standalone)
  1. Height(3.53 cm) 1.39”
  2. Width(18.13 cm) 7.14”
  3. Depth(16.59 cm) 6.53”
  4. Weight(544 gm) 1.2 lbs
* Contact factory for higher requirements


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