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The MediaLinX Switching Media Converter A device that converts from one type of media to another. It typically refers to a hardware device that connects different transmission media; for example, from twisted pair to coax or from twisted pair to optical fiber.  is designed to interconnect different network segments to a multimode fiber An optical fiber with a larger core than singlemode fiber. It is the most commonly used fiber for short distances such as LANs. Light can enter the core at different angles, making it easier to connect the light source to broader light sources such as LEDs.  backbone in the LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. , or connect multiple LANs over MAN fiber. Featuring a 10/100 Ethernet copper port and a 100Base-FX fiber port, the unit is both a media and speed converter, allowing an Ethernet network to be extended up to 80 km over single-mode fiber See singlemode fiber. . The product is available as either a stand-alone unit or as a module. --IMC Networks

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Title Annotation:IMC Networks ships MediaLinX Switching Media Converter
Comment:Ethernet over fiber. (Fiber-optic and cabling products).(IMC Networks ships MediaLinX Switching Media Converter)
Author:Cicero, Anthony
Publication:Communications News
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jul 1, 2002
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