Cisco GLC-LH-SM SFP GBIC Transceiver
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Cisco GLC-LH-SM GBIC-SFP Transceiver Module LC Connector New

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GLC-LH-SM 1 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) 1000Base-LX/LH Single Mode Fiber 10km 1310nm Duplex Low Current (LC) Connector Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Details of the Cisco SFP Transceiver Module

In the rapidly evolving landscape of networking technologies, achieving seamless and high-speed connectivity is paramount. Cisco, a global leader in networking solutions, offers a range of cutting-edge transceiver modules to meet these demands. One such notable module is the Cisco GLC-LH-SM GBIC-SFP Transceiver, designed to provide reliable 1Gbps connectivity. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of this transceiver module, exploring its features, applications and benefits.

Cisco GLC-LH-SM GBIC-SFP LC Connector Transceiver ModuleTransceiver Module

A transceiver module is a compact device that combines both transmitter and receiver functions, allowing for bidirectional communication in a network. The Cisco GLC-LH-SM GBIC-SFP LC Connector Transceiver, in particular, is designed to provide reliable and efficient data transmission.

Introduction to Cisco GLC-LH-SM

The GLC-LH-SM is part of Cisco's family of transceiver modules and stands out for its long-haul capabilities. It utilizes Gigabit Interface Converter (GBIC) and Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) technologies, ensuring compatibility with various networking equipment.

Key Features and SpecificationsData Transfer Speed

One of the standout features of the GLC-LH-SM is its ability to support Gigabit Ethernet speeds, enabling the swift transfer of large volumes of data across the network.

Long-Haul Connectivity

The "LH" in GLC-LH-SM signifies its suitability for long-haul transmissions. This makes it an ideal choice for connecting network devices over extended distances without compromising on performance.

LC Connector

The LC connector is a crucial aspect of the module, providing a reliable and standardized connection interface. This connector ensures secure links between the transceiver module and other networking components.

Single-Mode Fiber Compatibility

The GLC-LH-SM is optimized for use with single-mode fiber optics, further enhancing its capabilities for long-distance data transmission. Single-mode fibers offer lower signal attenuation, making them ideal for extended-reach applications.

Wavelength Specifications

Understanding the wavelength specifications of the transceiver module is essential for proper integration into a network. The GLC-LH-SM operates within specific wavelength ranges, ensuring compatibility with other networking equipment.

Applications and Use CasesEnterprise Networking

In enterprise environments, the GLC-LH-SM is commonly employed to connect switches, routers, and other networking devices. Its long-haul capabilities make it suitable for establishing reliable and high-speed connections across large office spaces or between different floors of a building.

Data Centers

Data centers demand high-performance networking components to handle the enormous volume of data traffic. The GLC-LH-SM's Gigabit Ethernet speed and long-haul capabilities make it a preferred choice for interconnecting servers and storage devices within data center environments.

Telecommunication Networks

Telecommunication networks often span vast geographical areas, requiring reliable and high-speed connectivity. The GLC-LH-SM's compatibility with single-mode fiber optics and long-haul capabilities make it an ideal solution for telecommunications infrastructure.

Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs)

Metropolitan Area Networks, covering larger areas than local networks but smaller than wide-area networks, benefit from the GLC-LH-SM's ability to transmit data over extended distances. This is particularly useful for connecting network segments within a city or metropolitan region.

Significance in Modern Networking

Advancements in Data Transmission

The Cisco GLC-LH-SM plays a crucial role in keeping pace with the ever-evolving landscape of data transmission. Its compatibility with Gigabit Ethernet standards ensures networks can handle increasing data loads efficiently.

Long-Distance Connectivity

With a focus on single-mode fiber, the GLC-LH-SM excels in providing reliable connectivity over long distances. This is particularly essential in scenarios where data needs to traverse extensive network infrastructures.

Reliability and Performance

The LC Connector not only simplifies the installation process but also enhances the reliability of the connection. This, coupled with the transceiver's high-performance capabilities, makes it a preferred choice in critical networking setups.

General Information about the Cisco GLC-LH-SM
  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# GLC-LH-SM
  • Product Type: Transceiver Module
Key Features of 1GBPS Transceiver
  • Form Factor: Hot-swappable
  • Type: 1000Base LX/LH SFP (mini-GBIC)
  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x LC Duplex 1000Base-LX/LH LAN
Performance for SFP Transceiver Module
  • Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standards: 62.5 µm, 50 µm, 9/10 µm
  • Fiber Mode Supported: Multi-mode
  • Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology: 1000Base-LX/LH
  • Maximum Distance Supported: 1804 ft
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbit/s
Environmental Parameters of Single-Mode Transceiver
  • Humidity: 30~70% RH
  • Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 158 °F
Networking & Connectivity
  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Cabling Type: 1000Base-LX, 1000Base-LH
  • Data Link Protocol: GigE
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1 GBPS
  • Optical Wave Length: 1310 nm
  • Max Transfer Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3z
  • 100% compatibility with Cisco guaranteed
  • SFP modules are backed by a lifetime warranty
  • Meets or exceeds OEM specifications and Multi-Source Agreement (MSA) industry standards
  • Low power consumption of less than 1 W
  • Hot-swappable with fiber-optic modules

Compatibility Information

  • Compatible with various Cisco devices including:
  • Cisco 3825, 3845, 7301 routers
  • Cisco ASA 5545-X Firewall Edition
  • Cisco Catalyst 2960 and 3560 series switches
  • Cisco 3750 and 4500 Series Supervisor Engine
  • Cisco Catalyst Express 500 and ME 2400 series switches

Finally, the Cisco GLC-LH-SM GBIC-SFP LC Connector Transceiver Module plays a pivotal role in modern networking, providing the necessary speed and reach for a variety of applications. Its compatibility with long-haul transmissions, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and standardized LC connectors make it a reliable choice for connecting devices in diverse environments. As networking technologies continue to advance, staying informed about the capabilities and applications of transceiver modules like the GLC-LH-SM is essential for building and maintaining robust and efficient network infrastructures.

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