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EtherWAN Launches New Full Gigabit Media Converter

Company offers more media conversion options with release of EL8000 Series

Taipei, Taiwan June 9th, 2018
EtherWAN Systems Inc., has announced the launch of the EL8000 Series hardened 1000BASE-TX to 1000BASE-SX/LX/BX/SFP media converter.

The EL8000 Series provides media conversion between 1000BASE-TX and 1000BASE-SX/LX/BX/SFP Fiber. It is especially suitable for industrial applications, with hardened features including high shock & vibration resistance, electrical noise immunity, wide operating temperature range from -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°F), and optimized thermal dissipation.
The series supports Link-Fault-Pass-Through (LFPT), which provides constant monitoring of the links connected to the media converters. This ensures that if a copper link fails, the media converter will pass the fail state on throughout the link, disabling the fiber link and the copper link on the opposite end.

Jumbo frames up to 10K bytes are supported, increasing throughput and transmission efficiency. A relay alarm configured by DIP switch sends notification in case of power failure or downed link. With Redundant power inputs on terminal block connector, link down alarming, and a wide range of fiber connectivity options, the EL8000 is a versatile and powerful addition to EtherWAN’s wide range of fiber optic products and accessories.

For more detailed information, please refer to the product page on the company’s website:

For product availability in a specific region, contact your local EtherWAN distributor, or e-mail [email protected]

About EtherWAN

EtherWAN Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of network connectivity products specifically designed for harsh and demanding environments. Founded in 1996, EtherWAN specializes in the design and manufacture of Ethernet switches, media converters, Ethernet extenders and Power over Ethernet products for applications where connectivity is crucial. With a core focus on sustained connectivity in extreme environments, product reliability and quality are top priority. EtherWAN's product development, engineering, manufacturing and quality assurance processes are structured to push the limits of stated specifications, resulting in products that surpass expectations.

The company's Pacific Rim headquarters and manufacturing facilities are in Taipei, Taiwan. Leveraging marketing and engineering expertise on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, EtherWAN's world class production lines deliver products of the highest quality and comprehensive professional support.

EtherWAN – " When Connectivity is Crucial "
Corporate: [email protected] or by phone at: +886 2 6629 8986 ext.5084