Cisco GLC-GE-100FX Multi Mode Transceiver
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Cisco GLC-GE-100FX 100Base-FX SFP Transceiver Module New

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GLC-GE-100FX 100 Megabits Per Second (MBPS) 100Base-FX Multi Mode Fiber 2km 1310nm Duplex LC Connector Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) (mini-gbic) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Centralized Management

The GLC-GE-100FX Cisco 100Mbps Multi-Mode Transceiver Module is a hardware component that is typically managed and configured through the device it is installed in. Therefore, centralized management of the module is not applicable in the same sense as it is for network devices such as switches, routers, or firewalls.

However, if the module is installed in a switch that supports network management features, then it may be possible to manage and monitor the module using the switch's centralized management tools. These tools typically provide a centralized interface for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network devices and can help simplify network management tasks.

For example, a network administrator can use a network management tool such as Cisco Prime Infrastructure to manage the switch that the module is installed in, including the GLC-GE-100FX module. The tool provides a centralized dashboard for monitoring network performance, managing device configurations, and troubleshooting issues.

Deployment Scenarios

The GLC-GE-100FX Cisco 100Mbps Multi-Mode Transceiver Module is typically used in switches, routers, and other networking equipment that support SFP modules. The module is designed to allow a Gigabit Ethernet port to link with a 100Mbps Fast Ethernet network, making it a useful component in a variety of deployment scenarios. Here are some deployment scenarios where the GLC-GE-100FX module can be used:

  • Interconnecting LANs: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to interconnect LANs that have different speeds. For example, if one LAN is running at 100Mbps and the other is running at 1Gbps, the module can be used to allow communication between the two LANs.
  • Linking to legacy equipment: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to link to legacy equipment that only supports Fast Ethernet. This can be useful in situations where upgrading the legacy equipment is not feasible or cost-effective.
  • Connecting to servers: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to connect servers that only support Fast Ethernet to a switch or router that has Gigabit Ethernet ports. This can help improve network performance by allowing the server to communicate with the rest of the network at higher speeds.
  • Connecting to network devices: The GLC-GE-100FX module can be used to connect network devices, such as printers and scanners, that only support Fast Ethernet to a switch or router that has Gigabit Ethernet ports. This can help improve the performance of the network devices and reduce network congestion.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Here are some common issues that may arise with the GLC-GE-100FX Cisco 100Mbps Multi-Mode Transceiver Module and some troubleshooting steps that can be taken to resolve them:

  • Module not recognized by the device: If the device does not recognize the module, first ensure that the module is properly installed and that it is compatible with the device. Check the compatibility matrix provided by the manufacturer. Also, verify that the device is running the latest firmware or software. If the issue persists, try installing the module in a different device to determine if it is a problem with the module or the device.
  • Connection issues: If there are issues with the connection, check the fiber optic cable and ensure that it is properly connected and not damaged. Verify that the cable is the correct type for the module (single-mode or multi-mode). Check that the connector type matches that of the module. Try using a different cable or connector to see if that resolves the issue.
  • Low signal strength: If the signal strength is low, check the cable length and verify that it is within the recommended range. Check that the transmit and receive power levels are within the acceptable range. If the levels are too low, try replacing the module or adjusting the power levels.
  • Compatibility issues: If the module is not working with other devices, check the compatibility matrix provided by the manufacturer. Ensure that the devices are using the same protocols and standards.
  • Network performance issues: If there are network performance issues, check for any errors or collisions on the network. Verify that the module is running at the correct speed and duplex mode. Check that the cable length and type are appropriate for the network. If the issue persists, try replacing the module or seeking further support from the manufacturer.

General Information about this Cisco GLC-GE-100FX

Technical Information of Transceiver Module

  • Interfaces Type: SFP (MINI-GBIC)
  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Application/Usage: Optical Network
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Module
  • Cabling Type: 100base-fx
  • Optical Wave Length: 1310 Nm
  • Data Link Protocol: Fast Ethernet
  • Max Transfer Distance: 1.2 Miles

Performance for 100MBPS Transceiver

  • Media Type: Supported Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standard 62.5/125 µm
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standard 50/125 µm
  • Fiber Mode Supported Multi-mode
  • Maximum Distance Supported 78"
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate 100

Interfaces / Ports of Multi-Mode Transceiver

  • Interfaces/Ports 1 x 100Base-FX
  • Interfaces/Ports Details 1 x LC Duplex 100Base-FX Network

Dimension and Weight

  • Height: 0.4 inch
  • Width: 2.2 inch
  • Depth: 0.5 inch
  • Weight: 1.00 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature 32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature 113 °F


Cisco Catalyst switches:

  • 2960-24LC-S, 2960-24PC-L, 2960-24PC-S, 2960-24TC, 2960-24TC-L, 2960-24TC-S, 2960-48PST-L, 2960-48PST-S, 2960-48T, 2960-48TC, 2960-48TC-L, 2960-48TC-S, 2960-8TC, 2960-8TC-S, 2960G-24TC, 2960G-48TC, 2960G-8TC, 2960S-24PD-L, 2960S-24PS-L, 2960S-24TD-L, 2960S-24TS-L, 2960S-24TS-S, 2960S-48FPD-L, 2960S-48FPS-L, 2960S-48LPD-L, 2960S-48LPS-L, 2960S-48TD-L, 2960S-48TS-L, 2960S-48TS-S, 3560-24PS, 3560-24PS EMI, 3560-24PS SMI, 3560-24TS, 3560-24TS EMI, 3560-24TS SMI, 3560-48PS, 3560-48PS SMI, 3560-48TS, 3560-48TS EMI, 3560-48TS SMI, 3560E-12D, 3560E-12SD-E, 3560E-12SD-S, 3560E-24PD, 3560E-24TD, 3560E-48PD, 3560E-48PD-F, 3560E-48TD, 3560E-48TD-SD, 3560G-24PS, 3560G-24PS EMI, 3560G-24PS SMI, 3560G-24TS, 3560G-24TS EMI, 3560G-24TS SMI, 3560G-48, 3560G-48PS, 3560G-48PS SMI, 3560G-48TS, 3560G-48TS EMI, 3560G-48TS SMI, 3560V2-24PS, 3560V2-24TS, 3560V2-24TS-SD, 3560V2-48PS, 3560V2-48TS, 3560X-24P-L, 3560X-24P-S, 3560X-24T-L, 3560X-24T-S, 3560X-48PF-L, 3560X-48PF-S, 3560X-48P-L, 3560X-48P-S, 3560X-48T-L, 3560X-48T-S

Cisco Integrated Services Routers:

  • 1111, 1112, 1113, 1116, 1117, 1118

Building a fibre-optic network calls for a lot of planning and consideration of many factors. Transceivers are part of the many devices used to build optical fibre systems. A transceiver serves the combined roles of a transmitter and a receiver in that it transmits and receives signals. They are most common in communication equipment such as cellular phones, cordless telephone sets, and radios. Small form factors are required as networks become dense and space is limited, which sees transceivers included in chipsets.

In local area networks (LAN), a transceiver is used to connect a computer to printers and other devices on the network. Usually, the transceiver is integrated into the Network Interface Card (NIC)

Typical Roles of a Transceiver

  • Used to convert frequencies from IF to RF.
  • Widespread use in wireless communication to transmit data – voice, data, and video.
  • RF transceivers are used in communication devices to support radio and TV signal transmission, digital signals transmission, and satellite communication.
  • Collision detection – detection of simultaneous signals on the network.
  • Transceivers can be deployed to provide a jabber function to interrupt the transmission of long data stream outputs.

Look no further for all types of transceivers including fibre optic transceivers, wireless transceivers, Ethernet transceivers, and RF transceivers. All these transceivers have different characteristics and support full-duplex communication, but the principle behind their work remains the same. Different types of transceivers will have varying numbers of ports used in the transceiver networking connections.

RF Transceivers: these devices are used to transmit video or voice data over a wireless medium. Commonly used for satellite communication, radio transmission, and ITE/WiMax/WLAN networks. The radio transceiver works by silencing the receiver when it is transmitting. There is an electronic switch that facilitates the connection of both the receiver and transmitter on the same antenna. The switch protects the receiver from damage that may be caused by the transmitter output.

Fiber Optic Transceivers: Also referred to as optical modules or fibre optical transceivers. Used to transmit data in fibre optic technology. The network must also have electronic components to encode or decode data into light signals.

Ethernet Transceivers: Basically used to connect electronic devices in a network so that they are able to transmit and receive data. It is also referred to as a media access unit (MAU). The best application of these transceivers is in the specification of IEEE 802.3 and Ethernet. Ethernet transceivers will detect a collision, provide Ethernet interface processing, convert digital data, and provide access to the network.

Wireless Transceivers: Wireless transceivers are a fundamental component necessary for data delivery in wireless networks. These transceivers have two layers. The physical layer has a baseband processor and RF front end. The processor converts a bitstream to a collection symbol flow for data transmission. The second layer is a MAC layer for link traffic control in contacting wireless links, improving data throughput, and preventing collisions.

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