Supplier of industrial communication solutions, Advantech, has extended their fibre optic media converter product range with the launch of the new models EKI-2541ML, EKI-2541SL, EKI-2741ML, EKI-2741SL and EKI-2741FL. Advantech is aware that the demand for media conversion is increasing, and understands the difficulty involved in replacing or rewiring existing devices.
The new Advantech fibre optic media converters are especially suitable for users looking to meeting their ongoing requirement with minimal costs and effort.
With the ability to connect two dissimilar media types, these new media converters are simple to install allowing networks to be commissioned quickly. The EKI-2541/2741 series media converters provide cost benefits by affordably integrating fibre infrastructure and copper equipment, an ideal solution for ‘fibre to building’ applications for central offices or local sites.
Typical applications include power and energy, transportation (ITS), machine and control automation, building automation and factory automation.
The EKI-2541ML and EKI-2541SL have one 10/100Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 connector and one 100Mbps multi/single mode SC type fibre port. EKI-2741ML/SL/FL offer one 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 connector with one 100/1000Mbps Ethernet port with SFP or one 1000Mbps multi/single mode SC fibre port for 1000Base-SX/LX device.
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Using fibre conversion ensures ease of installation, low cost and flexibility so allowing the customer to build a flexible communications infrastructure, protect their investment and provide seamless connectivity.