VC-231GF 1-Port 1000BASE-X SFP + 1-Port RJ11 VDSL2 Converter

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VC-231GF 1-Port 1000BASE-X SFP + 1-Port RJ11 VDSL2 Converter

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The VC-231GF, a Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) solution, is a Single-port Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter for connecting ultra-fast FTTx deployment with the existing in-building and in-house telephone wire installation.

  • VDSL Standard: ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2, ITU-T G.993.5 G.vectoring
  • VDSL Profile: 17a, 30a
  • Max. Speed: D 140/U 140Mbps @ 200M (G.INP, Sym, 12dB)
  • Max. Distance: Up to 1400m
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Description

The VC-231GF, a Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) solution, is a Single-port Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter for connecting ultra-fast FTTx deployment with the existing telephone wire installation.

An Innovative Last Mile Solution Integrated with FTTx and VDSL2

The VC-231GF features one 1000BASE-X SFP slot for remote optical fiber Ethernet connection and one RJ11 port with VDSL2 technology. It provides an excellent bandwidth of up to a total duplex data rate of 300Mbps and can extend a maximum distance of up to 1.4km (4,593ft) over existing telephone wire to the in-house VDSL2 router or bridge, which overcomes in-house fiber installation problems.

ISPs (internet service providers) and SIs (system integrators) can deploy Gigabit Ethernet optical fiber cables to provide high-speed triple play services over existing telephone wire. Customers can upgrade their current networks without any difficulty.  Its compact-sized metal housing makes the installation in a telecom box convenient.

Fiber-Optic Link Capability Enables Extension of FTTx Deployment

With the built-in 1000BASE-X SFP (small form-factor pluggable) fiber interface, the VC-231GF supports different optic types for network extension and the distance can be up to 120km through the fiber connection. Thus, building a network solution of FTTH (Fiber to the Home), FTTC (Fiber to the Curb) for ISPs or FTTB (Fiber to the Building) becomes so easy when long-distance deployment is employed.

VDSL2 Delivering High-demanding Service Connectivity for ISP/Triple Play Devices

The VC-231G provides an excellent bandwidth demand for the triple play devices for home entertainment and communication. Via the latest VDSL2 (Very-high-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line 2) technology, the VC-231GF offers selectable asymmetric/symmetric data rate capability. It works well with a pervasive telephone line network with a symmetric data rate of up to 150/150Mbps (G.INP, Sym, 8dB) over a distance of 300m and 25/15Mbps over a long distance of 1km. The VC-231G enables many multi-media services to work on the local Internet, such as VoD (video on demand), voice over IP, video phone, IPTV, Internet caching server, distance education, and so on.

Versatile, Flexible and Easy Installation

The Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 converter comes with a ‘Plug and Play’ design. The VC-231GF offers two operation modes, CPE for client side and CO for central side. The CPE or CO mode can be adjusted by using a built-in DIP switch.

For point-to-point connection, the VC-231GF’s CO mode and the VC-231G’s, VC-234G’s or VDR-301N’s CPE mode must be set up as one pair of converters to perform the connection. It gives administrators the ability to reply a fresh local Intranet in various locations by utilizing the original network structure without additional costs.

Implementing with Existing Telephone System

Use the additional splitter from the package of the VC-231GF to share the existing phone line with POTS, thus replacing the existing copper wiring is not necessary. Just plug the VC-231GF with the additional splitter into the existing RJ11 telephone jack and a high-performance VDSL2 network can be connected. It is ideal for use as an Ethernet extender to an existing Ethernet network.

VC-231GF Application Diagram

Hardware Specifications
LAN Port 1 1000BASE-SX/LX SFP interface
VDSL Port 1 VDSL2 RJ11 female phone jack
Twisted-pair telephone wires (AWG-24 or better) up to 1.4km
Phone Port Additional splitter for POTS connection
DIP Switch & Functionality 4-position DIP switch
■ CO or CPE mode selectable
■ Selectable G.INP and interleaved mode
■ Selectable target band plan
■ Selectable target SNR mode
LED Indicators 1 Power: Green
1 1000BASE-SX/LX LNK/ACT: Green
1 VDSL: Green
1 CO: Green
1 CPE: Green
ESD Protection 6KV DC
Enclosure Metal
Installation Wall mount or DIN rail with optional kit
Dimensions (W x D x H) 97 x 70 x 26 mm
Weight 206g
Power Requirements DC 5V, 2A external power
Switch Specifications
Switch Processing Scheme Store-and-Forward
Address Table 2K entries
Flow Control Back pressure for half duplex
IEEE 802.3x pause frame for full duplex
Maximum Packet Size 1522bytes
System Specifications
VDSL Compliance VDSL-DMT
■ ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
■ ITU-T G.997.1
■ ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a support)
■ ITU-T G.993.5 G.vectoring
■ ITU-T G.998
■ G.INP
ADSL Compliance Capable of ADSL2/2+ standard
■ ITU G.992.3 G.dmt.bis
■ ITU G.992.5 G.dmt.bisplus
Data Rate: Up to 24Mbps
Performance* (Downstream/Upstream)
  • Interleave, Asym, 8dB

200M ----> 190Mbps/87Mbps
400M ----> 161Mbps/60Mbps
600M ----> 118Mbps/36Mbps
800M ----> 59Mbps/24Mbps
1000M --> 47Mbps/7Mbps
1200M --> 39Mbps/4Mbps
1400M --> 25Mbps/4Mbps

  • Interleave, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 147Mbps/139Mbps
400M ----> 112Mbps/110Mbps
600M ----> 75Mbps/73Mbps
800M ----> 44Mbps/44Mbps
1000M --> 26Mbps/25Mbps
1200M --> 24Mbps/13Mbps
1400M --> 20Mbps/9Mbps

  • G.INP, Asym, 8dB

200M ----> 197Mbps/101Mbps
400M ----> 168Mbps/65Mbps
600M ----> 109Mbps/34Mbps
800M ----> 65Mbps/20Mbps
1000M --> 53Mbps/7Mbps
1200M --> 44Mbps/4Mbps
1400M --> 28Mbps/4Mbps

  • G.INP, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 150Mbps/150Mbps
400M ----> 117Mbps/117Mbps
600M ----> 77Mbps/77Mbps
800M ----> 43Mbps/43Mbps
1000M --> 29Mbps/28Mbps
1200M --> 27Mbps/15Mbps
1400M --> 22Mbps/10Mbps

  • Interleave, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 178Mbps/84Mbps
400M ----> 143Mbps/53Mbps
600M ----> 99Mbps/32Mbps
800M ----> 48Mbps/22Mbps
1000M --> 41Mbps/5Mbps
1200M --> 33Mbps/3Mbps
1400M --> 23Mbps/3Mbps

  • Interleave, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 135Mbps/127Mbps
400M ----> 96Mbps/96Mbps
600M ----> 61Mbps/59Mbps
800M ----> 40Mbps/40Mbps
1000M --> 23Mbps/18Mbps
1200M --> 22Mbps/9Mbps
1400M --> 16Mbps/7Mbps

  • G.INP, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 185Mbps/89Mbps
400M ----> 148Mbps/54Mbps
600M ----> 95Mbps/32Mbps
800M ----> 58Mbps/14Mbps
1000M --> 46Mbps/6Mbps
1200M --> 37Mbps/3Mbps
1400M --> 25Mbps/3Mbps

  • G.INP, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 140Mbps/140Mbps
400M ----> 97Mbps/97Mbps
600M ----> 60Mbps/60Mbps
800M ----> 35Mbps/35Mbps
1000M --> 26Mbps/21Mbps
1200M --> 25Mbps/11Mbps
1400M --> 18Mbps/8Mbps

Standards Conformance
Standards Compliance IEEE 802.3z Gigabit SX/LX
IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control
IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
ITU-T G.997.1
ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a support)
ITU-T G.993.5 G.Vectoring & G.INP
ITU-T G.998
xDSL Compatibility
VDSL2 VC-231G
VC-231GP
VC-234G
VC-231
VC-820M
VDR-301N
* Performace is based on the VC-231GF (CO mode) coworks with PLANET VC-231G (CPE mode). The actual data rate will vay on the quality of the copper wire and environmental factors.

Device Downloads (Manuals, Quickstart Guides, Datasheets)


VC-231G-Series User Manual (pdf)

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