Media Converter

A media converter is a networking device that transparently converts Ethernet or other communication protocols from one cable type to another type, usually copper CATx/UTP to fibre. Media converters are often used in pairs to insert a fibre segment into copper networks to increase cabling distances and enhance immunity to electromagnetic interference. They can also extend LANs, and convert link speeds and fibre modes.

Most commonly it is used to convert signal between copper-based media (coax cable, UTP cable) and optical media (fiber optic cable). Typically media converter has two media ports – one for input media type, another for output media type.


Some of the advantages of media converter are –

  • Extend LAN distances with fibre

  • Retain investment in existing Equipment

  • Data Protection 

  • Speed Conversion

  • Power over Ethernet


ASIAN can offer following types of Converters

  1. Ethernet to Optical Fiber Media Converter

  2. Fiber to fiber Media Converter

  3. POE Converter

  4. Single Mode to Multi Mode Converter

  5. Multi-Mode to Single Mode Converter

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