The Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series 48-Port 100BASE-FX Line Card provides another alternative for the access/distribution layer of the EFM solution for those customers who choose to deploy 100-Mbps Fast Ethernet over multimode fiber.
The Cisco Catalyst 4000 Series 48-Port 100BASE-FX Line Card can provide up to 240 ports of IEEE 802.3 100BASE-FX per Cisco Catalyst 4000 system, allowing service providers to run point-to-point Fast Ethernet fiber links over multimode fiber within the access/distribution layer of the network.
48 x MT-RJ 100Base-FX LAN
Media & Performance
Media Type Supported
Fiber Mode Supported
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
1.75" (44.45 mm)
14.40" (365.76 mm)
10.50" (266.70 mm)
Up to 240 ports of 100BASE-FX in each Cisco Catalyst 4000 chassis
Long-distance runs of Fast Ethernet (up to 2 km) over multimode fiber