VC-234 4-Port 10/100TX Ethernet over 100/100 mbps VDSL2 Bridge – 30a profile
The VC-234 from Planet Technology is an Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Bridge that features optimal performance and stability.
- VDSL Standard: ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2
- VDSL Profile: 17a, 30a
- Max. Speed: D 100 / U 100 Mbps
- Max. Distance: 1400m
* The VC-234 is compatible with the Versatek models:
– VX-VEB160R4 (now discontinued)
- Additional information
- Reviews (0)
Superior Ethernet over VDSL Performance
The VC-234 is an Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Bridge that features optimal performance and stability. This unit features two technologies: Ethernet and VDSL2 (Very-high-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line 2). The VDSL2 technology featured in this unit provides quick data transmission speeds through copper telephone lines and do not require rewiring. The VC-234 allows for ultra-high performance to pervasive telephone line networks with up to 100/100Mbps symmetric data rate within 300m and 20/4Mbps for 1.4km long range connections.
Operates with Current Copper Wiring
The VC-234 is also a Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) Bridge that includes four RJ-45 Ethernet ports and two RJ-11 phone jacks. The phone jacks include one for VDSL connection and another for Plain Old Telephone Service, or POTS. The unit’s built-in POTS splitter shares current lines with POTS and does not require the replacement of existing copper wiring. The VC-234 plugs simply into a RJ-11 telephone jack and crafts a VDSL2 network, which makes it ideal to be utilized as a Ethernet extender to existing Ethernet networks.
High-Demand Service Connectivity for ISP / Triple Play Devices
The VC-234 satisfies the triple play devices with the capability of 100/100Mbps symmetric data transmission. The unit allows for a handful of Multi-Media services to operate efficiently on local Internet.
The VC-234 is a simple plug-and-play unit that showcases compatibility with various types of network protocols.The status of each port, along with the entire system can be monitored through the unit’s LEDs. The VC-234 offers CPE and CO modes for application. The CPE mode is utilized at the client side while the CO mode is utilized at the central side. The CPE or CO mode can be adjusted simply by the DIP switch. A CPE mode VC-234 and a CO mode VC-234 can also be installed for point-to-point connection as one pair of converters.
Upstream and Downstream Transmission
The VC-234 defines the symmetric band plan for the transmission of upstream and downstream signals. The band plan performs at a higher transmission quality in short range for the central side (CO) in symmetric mode. When the VC-234 is in profile 17a operation mode, the unit offers long distance transmission with Ultra-high performance to pervasive telephone line networks. When the unit is in 30a operation mode, it offers short distance transmits with upstream and downstream transmission, thus providing quality wire speed performance.
|Ports||10/100Base-TX： 4 RJ-45, Auto-Negotiation and Auto-MDI/MDI-X
VDSL：1 RJ-11, female Phone Jack
PHONE：1 RJ-11, Built-in splitters for POTS connection
|DIP Switch||4 position DIP switch|
|Functionality||• CO / CPE mode select
• Selectable fast and interleaved mode
• Selectable target 17a / 30a profiles
• Selectable target SNR mode
- ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
- ITU-T G.997.1
- ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a Support)
|LED Indicators||• One Power
• 4 for RJ-11/VDSL2
• 1 for per RJ-45 10/100Base-TX port
10Base-T: 2-pair UTP Cat.3,4,5 up to 100m (328ft)
100Base-TX: 2-pair UTP Cat.5, up to 100m (328ft)
Twisted-pair telephone wires (AWG24 or better) up to 1.4km
|Performance* (Downstream / Upstream)||• 17a profile
300m -> 99/70Mbps
400m -> 99/60Mbps
600m -> 90/45Mbps
800m -> 50/28Mbps
1000m -> 40/12Mbps
1200m -> 20/7Mbps
1400m -> 20/4Mbps• 30a profile
300m -> 100/100Mbps
400m -> 90/90Mbps
600m -> 69/55Mbps
800m -> 48/9Mbps
|Power Requirements||5V DC, 2A|
|Power Consumption||7.2 Watts/ 24 BTU|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||155 x 86 x 26 mm|
|Operating||Temperature: 0 ~ 50 degrees C
Relative Humidity: 10 ~ 90% (non-condensing)
|Storage||Temperature: -10 ~ 70 degrees C
Relative Humidity: 10 ~ 90% (non-condensing)
|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
|Throughput (packet per second)||0.59Mpps|
2-Pair UTP Cat. 3,4, 5 (100meters, max.)
EIA / TIA-568 100-ohm STP (100meters, max.)
|Regulation Compliance||FCC Part 15 Class A, CE|
|Standards Compliance||IEEE 802.3 10Base-T
IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX
- G.993.1 (VDSL)
- G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a)
|* The actual data rate will vary on the quality of the copper wire and environment factors.|
Device Downloads (Manuals, Quickstart Guides, Datasheets)
Versa Technology Device Warranty Information
Versa Technology honors its products that Versa and it's partners engineer and manufacture. Our products sold are of the highest standards available. All products come with a TWO year limited warranty on all products sold by directly by Versa Technology, unless specifically stated otherwise on our product documentation. This warranty period of two years applies from the ship date to all our products which are purchased legally and owned by the original customer. If you have purchased the product from a reseller you must contact the reseller directly. Should repairs fail to recover the product Versa Technology will replace the product with a similar product or a suitable replacement. Other information is as follows.
Versa Technology is not responsible for any other cost incurred.
All replacement units inherit the existing warranty.
Expedited return can be fulfilled for a predetermined fee.
An extended warranty may be purchased for eligible equipment.
If a product needs to be returned for RMA you can fill out the form HERE (RMA Page)
*Versa Technology assumes no responsibility for the risk of damage to any external devices (Devices that are not ours). It is the duty of the customer to check and make sure everything is compatible.
The Limited Warranty applies only to products sold directly by Versa Technology that can be identified as a Versa Technology product (by name, logo, purchase documentation). The Limited Warranty does not apply to (a) damage caused by accident, abuse, misuse, misapplication; (b) damage caused by unauthorized service performed by anyone who is not an authorized Versa Technology service specialist (c) a product or a part that has been modified without the written permission of Versa Technology; or (d) if any Versa Technology serial number has been removed or tampered.
Versa Technology warrants its products against defects in material and workmanship, under normal use and service, for the following lengths of time from the date of purchase.
- AC/DC Power Adapter, Cooling Fan, and Power Supply carry 1 year warranty.
If a product does not operate as warranted during the applicable warranty period, Versa Technology shall reserve the right, at its expense, to repair or replace the defective product or part and deliver an equivalent product or part to the customer. The repair/replacement unit’s warranty continues from the original date of purchase. All products that are replaced become the property of Versa Technology. Replacement products may be new or reconditioned. Versa Technology does not issue refunds or credit. Please contact the point-of-purchase for their return policies.
Versa Technology shall not be responsible for any software, firmware, information, or memory data of customer contained in, stored on, or integrated with any products returned to Versa Technology pursuant to any warranty.
There are no user serviceable parts inside the product. Do not remove or attempt to service the product by any unauthorized service center. This warranty is voided if (i) the product has been modified or repaired by any unauthorized service center, (ii) the product was subject to accident, abuse, or improper use (iii) the product was subject to conditions more severe than those specified in the manual.
Warranty service may be obtained by contacting Versa Technology within the applicable warranty period and providing a copy of the dated proof of the purchase. Upon proper submission of required documentation a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number will be issued. An RMA number is required in order to initiate warranty service support for all Versa Technology products. Products that are sent to Versa Technology for RMA service must have the RMA number marked on the outside of return packages and sent to Versa Technology prepaid, insured and packaged appropriately for safe shipment. Customers shipping from outside of the USA and Canada are responsible for return shipping fees. Customers shipping from outside of the USA are responsible for custom charges, including but not limited to, duty, tax, and other fees.
WARRANTIES EXCLUSIVE: IF THE Versa Technology PRODUCT DOES NOT OPERATE AS WARRANTED ABOVE, THE CUSTOMER’S SOLE REMEDY SHALL BE, AT Versa Technology’s OPTION, REPAIR OR REPLACE. THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, EITHER IN FACT OR BY OPERATION OF LAW, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Versa Technology NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION MAINTENANCE OR USE OF Versa Technology’s PRODUCTS.
Versa Technology SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER THIS WARRANTY IF ITS TESTING AND EXAMINATION DISCLOSE THAT THE ALLEGED DEFECT IN THE PRODUCT DOES NOT EXIST OR WAS CAUSED BY CUSTOMER’S OR ANY THIRD PERSON’S MISUSE, NEGLECT, IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR TESTING, UNAUTHORIZED ATTEMPTS TO REPAIR OR MODIFY, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THE RANGE OF THE INTENDED USE, OR BY ACCIDENT, FIRE, LIGHTNING, OR OTHER HAZARD.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW Versa Technology ALSO EXCLUDES FOR ITSELF AND ITS SUPPLIERS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATE, OR OTHER FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE, OR INTERRUPTION OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND LIMITS ITS LIABILITY TO REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, OR REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID, AT Versa Technology’s OPTION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED IF ANY REMEDY PROVIDED HEREIN SHALL FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
Governing Law: This Limited Warranty shall be governed by the laws of the state of California.
Some Versa Technology products include software code written by third party developers. These codes are subject to the GNU General Public License ("GPL") or GNU Lesser General Public License ("LGPL").
THIS WARRANTY AND REMEDIES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, REMEDIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, Versa Technology SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IF Versa Technology CANNOT LAWFULLY DISCLAIM IMPLIED WARRANTIES UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY. No Versa Technology reseller, agent, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension, or addition to this warranty. Versa Technology IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONDITION, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, DOWNTIME, GOODWILL, DAMAGE TO OR REPLACEMENT OF EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY, ANY COSTS OF RECOVERING, OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED IN OR USED WITH Versa Technology PRODUCTS, AND ANY FAILURE TO MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF DATA STORED ON THE PRODUCT.
Some states and provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or exclusions or limitations on the duration of implied warranties or conditions, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary by state or province.
Shipping costs of products being returned are the responsibility of the customer. Cost of shipping products back to the customer will be paid by Versa Technology (Free ground shipping for USA - domestic customers only. International customers are responsible for shipping costs.) This warranty only applies to the customer whom purchased the product directly from Versa Technology.
Out of Warranty Service:
For products which are out of warranty, please call or fax in for a RMA number. Once the products for repair are received a quote will be generated for their repair. Customer approval must be obtained before work is begun in repairing or replacing the products. Once the products are repaired, payments must be made or sent for their repair costs before they are shipped back to customers. Shipping costs both to and from the customer are billed to the Customer for products which are out of warranty.