Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD SFP Transceiver Module
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Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD GBIC-SFP Transceiver Module Factory New

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GLC-SX-MM-RGD Rugged 1.25 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 1000 Base SX Multi-Mode Fiber 550m 850nm Duplex Connector Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Overview of the Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD: Rugged SFP Transceiver Module

The Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD is a specialized Small Form-Factor pluggable (SFP) transceiver module designed for durability and high-performance networking in demanding environments. This comprehensive guide aims to simplify the technical aspects, features, applications, and advantages of the GLC-SX-MM-RGD in a straightforward manner.

Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD SFP Transceiver Module

SFP Transceivers

SFP transceiver modules are essential components in modern networking systems, allowing devices to send and receive data over optical fiber or copper cables. The GLC-SX-MM-RGD is a ruggedized variant of these modules, designed for use in harsh environments where standard modules might not endure.

Rugged Design for Challenging Environments

The "RGD" in GLC-SX-MM-RGD stands for "rugged," indicating its robust construction suitable for challenging conditions. This rugged design ensures reliability in environments prone to extreme temperatures, vibrations, or humidity, making it ideal for industrial and outdoor deployments.

Data Transfer Speed: 1.25 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS)

Operating at a speed of 1.25 GBPS, the GLC-SX-MM-RGD facilitates fast data transmission over short distances. This high-speed capability is beneficial for quick data exchange in local networks.

1000 Base SX Multi-Mode Fiber Support

The module supports the 1000 Base SX standard, specifically optimized for multi-mode fiber connections. It enables high-speed data transmission up to 550 meters over multi-mode optical fiber, typically used in shorter-range network deployments.

850nm Wavelength for Optical Transmission

With an 850nm wavelength, this SFP module operates within the spectrum suitable for multi-mode fiber transmission, ensuring efficient optical data transfer within the supported range.

Duplex Low Current (LC) Connector

Featuring a Duplex LC connector, this SFP module facilitates the connection of optical cables in a manner that ensures signal integrity and minimizes signal loss. The LC connector is a standard in fiber optics, known for its reliability and ease of use.

Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Design

The SFP design allows for easy installation and removal of the module from compatible network devices. Its small form factor ensures flexibility and compatibility with various network equipment supporting SFP modules.

Applications in Challenging Environments

Industrial Networking Deployments

The rugged design of the GLC-SX-MM-RGD makes it well-suited for industrial settings, such as manufacturing plants or warehouses, where environmental conditions can be harsh.

Outdoor Networking

In outdoor deployments, including surveillance systems, outdoor access points, or transportation systems, this rugged module provides reliable networking despite exposure to varying weather conditions.

Military and Defense Applications

The durability of the GLC-SX-MM-RGD makes it a viable choice in military and defense sectors, where rugged networking equipment is essential for reliable communication in challenging terrains or field deployments.

Key Features: Simplified

Rugged Design for Durability

The rugged construction ensures the module's resilience in harsh environmental conditions, making it suitable for challenging deployments.

High-Speed Data Transfer

Operating at 1.25 GBPS, the module facilitates fast data transmission over short distances, supporting efficient networking.

Multi-Mode Fiber Support

Designed for 1000 Base SX over multi-mode fiber, it supports high-speed data transmission up to 550 meters in distance.

850nm Wavelength and LC Connector

The 850nm wavelength aligns with multi-mode fiber standards, and the LC connector ensures reliable optical connections.

Performance of Transceiver Module

Cisco Rugged SFP (Small Form-Factor Pluggable) transceiver modules are designed for use in harsh environments and are compliant with various industrial and international standards. They are used to extend the reach of networking equipment and provide connectivity over multi-mode fiber optic cabling.

Here are some key performance characteristics of Cisco Rugged SFP transceiver modules:

  • Data rate: These modules support data rates of up to 1 Gbps (gigabit per second).
  • Wavelength: They operate at a wavelength of 850 nm (nanometers).
  • Distance: They can transmit data over distances of up to 300 meters (984 feet) using multi-mode fiber optic cables.
  • Standards: They are compliant with various industrial and international standards, including IEEE 802.3z (Gigabit Ethernet), ANSI/TIA-568-C.3, and RoHS
  • (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)

General Information about this Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# GLC-SX-MM-RGD
  • Product Type: Transceiver Module

Technical Information for Multi-Mode Transceiver

  • Type: Multi-Mode 1000 Base SFP (mini-GBIC)
  • Application/Usage Data Networking
  • Application/Usage Optical Network

Performance of 1.25 GBPS Module

  • Compatible Networks: 1000 MBPS(1 GBPS)
  • DDM: Yes
  • Fiber Operating Mode: Full-Duplex
  • Max Transfer Distance: 550 m (1804 ft)
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 1.25 GBPS
  • MTBF: 3,381,761 hours
  • Wavelength: 850nm

Interfaces/Ports of SFP (mini-GBIC) Transceiver Module

  • Interfaces/Ports 1 x 1000Base-SX
  • Interfaces/Ports Details 1 x LC/PC Duplex 1000Base-SX Network


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In Summary, the Cisco GLC-SX-MM-RGD SFP Transceiver Module stands as a resilient and high-performance solution for challenging networking environments. Its rugged design, high-speed capabilities, multi-mode fiber support, and compatibility with LC connectors make it an ideal choice for industries requiring robust networking solutions. This guide aimed to simplify the technical details, providing a clear understanding of the key features and applications of the GLC-SX-MM-RGD in simple and accessible language.

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