This smart SFP (Mini-GBIC) Ethernet converter complies with IEEE802.3z standard and operates on both multi-mode and single-mode fibers. It has great flexibility to adapt to future changes in fiber optic networks. The data transmission rate is 2000Mbps in full-duplex mode and 1000Mbps in half-duplex mode. This converter supports center chassis installation with optional power redundancy and management features for fiber optic networks. It is backward compatible with 10M, 100M and 10/100M equipment. These functions and features make the Ethernet media converter an ideal solution for short reach multimode fibers, long reach single mode fibers, Bi-Di and CWDM applications.