C2210 Series - FE Media Converter 10/100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX

10/100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX

The ION C2210 device provides an interface between 10/100Base-TX ports and 100Base-FX ports allowing users to integrate fibre optic cabling into 10/100Base-TX copper environments.

10/100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX


  • Auto-Negotiation of speed and duplex on TP port
  • AutoCross™ on TP port
  • Link Pass Through (LPT) fault monitoring
  • Far-End-Fault (FEF) detection
  • Pause (Software Controlled)
  • Automatic Link Restoration
  • Field Upgradeable Firmware
  • Can be used in any ION Platform Chassis
  • Standards based, will link with any standard 10/100Base-TX and any standard 100Base-FX ports


Standards: IEEE Std. 802.3
Data Rate: 10 Mbps; 100 Mbps Layer-2
Max Frame Size: 2048 bytes
Frame Buffer Memory: 512 Kbits
MAC Address Table: 1K

  • SW1: Auto-Negotiation (UP = enabled)
  • SW2: Forced 100 Mbps/10 Mbps with Auto-Neg. off (UP = 100 Mbps)
  • SW3: Forced Full/Half Duplex with Auto-Neg. off (UP = Full)
  • SW4: Full/Half Duplex on fibre port (UP = Full)
  • SW5: AutoCross™ on UTP (UP = enabled)
  • SW6: Link Pass Through (UP = enabled)

Internal Jumpers: AutoCross™: Enable/Disable
Hardware/Software Jumpers:

  • Hardware: Mode of operation is determined by the settings on the 4-position switch
  • Software: Mode of operation is determined by the most recently saved on-board microprocessor settings

Status LEDs:

  • FD (Fibre Duplex): ON= Full-duplex on fibre
  • LACT (Fibre Link/Activity): ON = Fibre Link
  • PWR (Power): ON = Connection to powered backplane
  • TP. Duplex/Link: Yellow = Half duplex, Green = Full Duplex (TP. Speed): Yellow = 10 Mbps, Green = 100 Mbps

Dimensions: W: 0.86” [22 mm]; D: 6.5” [165 mm]; H: 3.4” [8 6 mm]
Power Consumption: 2.5 Watts, 200 mA @ 13.9 VDC
Shipping Weight: 1 lb. [.45 kg]
Regulatory Compliance: CISPR/EN55022 Class A, FCC Class A, CE Mark, EN55024
Warranty: Lifetime

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