VC-231GP 1-Port 10/100/1000T 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter

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VC-231GP 1-Port 10/100/1000T 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter

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The VC-231GP, Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) solution, is a Single-port Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter with PoE injector function that is installed at a remote location connecting and injecting power to a PoE IP camera, PoE wireless AP, or PoE IP VoIP phone/door phone.

  • VDSL Standard:   ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2
  • VDSL Profile:   17a, 30a
  • Max. Speed:  (Refer to spec. chart)
  • Max. Distance:   (Refer to spec. chart)
  • PoE Standard: IEEE 802.3at PoE+ PSE
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Description

PoE Plus High Performance Gigabit Ethernet over Phone Wire Solution

The VC-231GP, a PLANET Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) solution, is a Single-port Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter with PoE injector function that is installed at a remote location connecting and injecting power to a PoE IP camera, PoE wireless AP, or PoE IP VoIP phone/door phone. It is integrated with three advanced technologies:

  • VDSL2/ADSL2+ Digital Subscriber Line technologies
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus

The VC-231GP works with PLANET’s VDSL2 converters or multiple-channel VDSL2 switches to be able to simultaneously transmit Ethernet data over a distance of up to 1.4km (4,593ft) over phone wire. The VC-231GP forwards the Ethernet data and provides a maximum of 30-watt power output over an additional 100m UTP cable to a remote IP device complied with 802.3af/at PoE PD (powered device) for network deployment. Users have the ability to grow the structure of the current networks simply with even more flexibility.

VC-231GP Application Diagram

IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus

The PoE in-line power following the IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus standard makes the VC-231GP able to deliver Gigabit speed Ethernet data and up to 30 watts of power to remote PoE PDs over one Cat.5E/6 Ethernet cable. The VC-231GP provides more flexibility in power requirements for all kinds of PDs at affordable installation costs.

150/150Mbps Downstream/Upstream High Performance Gigabit Ethernet over Phone Wire

Via the latest VDSL2 technology, the VC-231GP offers selectable asymmetric/symmetric band profile 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 21/11Mbps over a long distance of 1.4km. PLANET’s Gigabit Ethernet over VDSL2 series offers the fastest data transmission speed over the existing copper telephone lines without the need of rewiring.

Versatile, Flexible and Easy Installation

PLANET’s Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 converters come with a plug-and-play design. The VC-231GP offers two operation modes, CPE and CO, for application. The CPE mode is used at the client side and CO mode is at the central side. The CPE or CO mode can be adjusted by using a built-in DIP switch.

For point-to-point connection,  the VC-231GP (in CPE mode) and the VC-231G or VC-234G (in CO 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.

VC-231GP LAN to LAN Connection

Stable and Reliable DSL Data Connection

With the integrated support for the ITU-T’s new G.993.5 Vectoring technology, the VC-231GP works in conjunction with vectoring-enabled DSLAMs to remove crosstalk interference and improve maximum line bandwidth across the existing copper infrastructure.

Implementing with Existing Telephone System

Using the additional splitter from the package of the VC-231GP to share the existing phone line with POTS, eliminated replacing the existing copper wiring. Just plug the VC-231GP 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.

ADSL2+ Fallback

For those ISPs that still provide ADSL broadband service, the VC-231GP can support transmission rates up to 24Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream with the ADSL2+ technology. The VC-231GP establishes a connection with ISP and can be also directly switched over to VDSL2 after the ISP network upgrade.

Hardware Specifications
LAN Ports 1 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 auto-MDI/MDI-X ports
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-T LNK/ACT: Green
1 100BASE-TX LNK/ACK: Green
1 VDSL: Green
1 CO: Green
1 CPE: Green
1 PoE-in-use: Amber
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 54V, 0.74A external power
Power Over Ethernet
PoE Standard IEEE 802.3at PoE+ PSE
PoE Power Output Budget DC 52V, 30 watts
PoE Power Supply Type End-span
Power PIN Assignment 1/2(+), 3/6(-)
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 1522 bytes
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/90Mbps
400M ----> 163Mbps/64Mbps
600M ----> 110Mbps/34Mbps
800M ----> 73Mbps/18Mbps
1000M --> 49Mbps/10Mbps
1200M --> 39Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 25Mbps/6Mbps

  • Interleave, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 149Mbps/141Mbps
400M ----> 116Mbps/115Mbps
600M ----> 72Mbps/70Mbps
800M ----> 45Mbps/44Mbps
1000M --> 26Mbps/16Mbps
1200M --> 26Mbps/12Mbps
1400M --> 29Mbps/12Mbps

  • G.INP, Asym, 8dB

200M ----> 192Mbps/93Mbps
400M ----> 159Mbps/64Mbps
600M ----> 106Mbps/37Mbps
800M ----> 68Mbps/19Mbps
1000M --> 49Mbps/8Mbps
1200M --> 29Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 26Mbps/6Mbps

  • G.INP, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 150Mbps/150Mbps
400M ----> 114Mbps/113Mbps
600M ----> 69Mbps/69Mbps
800M ----> 49Mbps/39Mbps
1000M --> 27Mbps/24Mbps
1200M --> 26Mbps/12Mbps
1400M --> 21Mbps/11Mbps

  • Interleave, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 177Mbps/83Mbps
400M ----> 145Mbps/57Mbps
600M ----> 92Mbps/31Mbps
800M ----> 59Mbps/15Mbps
1000M --> 44Mbps/10Mbps
1200M --> 32Mbps/6Mbps
1400M --> 22Mbps/3Mbps

  • Interleave, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 136Mbps/129Mbps
400M ----> 100Mbps/101Mbps
600M ----> 58Mbps/57Mbps
800M ----> 42Mbps/36Mbps
1000M --> 23Mbps/12Mbps
1200M --> 23Mbps/10Mbps
1400M --> 17Mbps/11Mbps

  • G.INP, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 177Mbps/85Mbps
400M ----> 144Mbps/51Mbps
600M ----> 87Mbps/29Mbps
800M ----> 55Mbps/15Mbps
1000M --> 40Mbps/8Mbps
1200M --> 38Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 26Mbps/4Mbps

  • G.INP, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 136Mbps/133Mbps
400M ----> 97Mbps/102Mbps
600M ----> 54Mbps/56Mbps
800M ----> 40Mbps/35Mbps
1000M --> 24Mbps/22Mbps
1200M --> 24Mbps/9Mbps
1400M --> 18Mbps/12Mbps

Standards Conformance
Standards Conformance IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control
IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus
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-234G
VC-231
VC-820M
VDR-301N

Device Downloads (Manuals, Quickstart Guides, Datasheets)


VC-231GP User Manual (pdf)

VC-231GP Sales Guide (pdf)

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