Questions tagged [media-conversion]

For questions about or involving Media Conversion and Media Converters. For instance, you want to convert your twisted pair to fiber optic cabling.

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Troubleshooting ethernet->fiber->ethernet with media converters

I'm trying to get the following setup to work: ethernet switch <---> media converter <---> fiber cable <---> media converter <---> ethernet switch The switches are identical tp-...
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Unstable network performance within the same facility

Asked this question previously, but it wasn't as detailed as this. I had my network speed improved by my ISP, I tested the network speed from the Fiber media converter, the speed was awesome, tested ...
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Get the raw binary stream from an optical fiber

How get the raw binary stream from a fiber ? Assuming we have a SFP (ethernet, FC, GPON, other), this transceiver is not protocol independant, and will treat and interpret the binary stream received ...
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Fiber to copper conversion, what are the odds?

My ISP says they bring optical fiber to their junction box outside and they bring the copper cable inside from the junction box. And they're promising a symmetrical bandwidth with a speed upto 50MBps. ...
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Confused about single strand Fiber media converter or duplex media converter?

As per Title you may understand my question. I have read many articles about WDM technology as well as Tx/Rx on separate optical fiber. Here my question is which is better in real environment? Any ...
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Is the MAC address pool from which Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GSM cards etc take their addresses from the same address pool as the ethernet MAC address pool?

I know that most wireless communication devices have a MAC address. I wonder if the pool from which their MAC addresses are assigned is the same address pool from which physical Ethernet devices also ...
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What is your experience using 3rd-Party 10Gig Media Converters with Cisco equipment?

We have just received a device with 10Gig BaseT ports (for copper cable with RJ45 endings) that needs to be connected to a Cisco Nexus 5548. This switch only has SFP+ ports and we're connecting them ...
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Armored Fiber Installation

Can I run a single Corning 12-strand armored fiber cable to a series of security cameras? I don't know the details of fiber installation, so I'm wondering if strands can be split off along the way (...
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Converting PCAP to WAV

How would I go about converting a RTP stream from a pcap file to wav format with a command-line tool such as sox?
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Point-to-point T1 over fiber using media converters

So I recently purchased some media converters to take our T1 lines, that currently run over copper stretch far past it's limits, over some new fiber we had installed. They didn't work. I am a novice ...