Cisco WS-G5486 GBIC Single-mode Transceiver
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WS-G5486 Cisco 1000Base-LX/LH GBIC Transceiver Module Refurbished

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WS-G5486 1 Gigabytes Per Second 1000Base-LX Single-mode Fiber 10km 1310nm Duplex SC Connector Gigabit Interface Converter(GBIC) Transceiver Module | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Product Overview for the Cisco WS-G5486 Transceiver Module

In the ever-evolving landscape of networking technology, Cisco stands out as a stalwart, consistently delivering cutting-edge solutions. One such offering is the WS-G5486 Cisco 1000Base-LX/LH GBIC Transceiver Module. This module plays a pivotal role in facilitating high-speed connectivity within networking infrastructures. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricate details of the WS-G5486, exploring its features, applications, and the advantages it brings to the table.

Understanding the Basics

What is a GBIC Transceiver Module?

Before delving into the WS-G5486 specifically, it's crucial to understand the fundamental concept of a GBIC (Gigabit Interface Converter) transceiver module. A GBIC is a hot-swappable input/output device that plugs into a Gigabit Ethernet port or other network devices. Its primary function is to convert electrical signals to optical signals for long-distance data transmission.

The Significance of 1000Base-LX/LH

The WS-G5486 operates on the 1000Base-LX/LH standard, which refers to the Gigabit Ethernet standard for long-distance, high-speed communication. The 'LX' stands for long-range, indicating its capability to transmit data over extended distances, while 'LH' signifies support for both long-range and long-haul applications.

Features of WS-G5486

  • Optical Fiber Compatibility: One of the standout features of the WS-G5486 is its compatibility with optical fiber. It supports both single-mode and multimode fibers, providing flexibility in deployment based on specific networking needs.
  • Long-Range Connectivity: The WS-G5486 excels in offering long-range connectivity, making it ideal for scenarios where data needs to traverse significant distances. This is particularly advantageous in large enterprises or data centers where seamless communication across expansive networks is imperative.
  • High Data Transfer Rates: Operating at Gigabit Ethernet speeds, the WS-G5486 ensures rapid data transfer rates. With a commitment to high performance, this transceiver module facilitates the swift exchange of data, contributing to the efficiency of the overall network.
  • Hot-Swappable Design: The hot-swappable design of the WS-G5486 adds a layer of convenience to network maintenance and upgrades. This feature allows for the replacement of the module without powering down the entire system, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operation.
  • Robust Build Quality: Cisco is synonymous with reliability, and the WS-G5486 is no exception. Crafted with precision and durability in mind, this transceiver module is designed to withstand the rigors of continuous operation in demanding networking environments.

Applications of WS-G5486

  • Enterprise Networks: In the realm of enterprise networking, where seamless communication is paramount, the WS-G5486 finds its stride. Its long-range capabilities make it an excellent choice for connecting various departments within a large organization, fostering efficient data exchange.
  • Data Centers: Data centers, with their intricate web of servers and storage systems, demand high-performance networking components. The WS-G5486, with its high data transfer rates and reliability, proves to be an invaluable asset in optimizing data center connectivity.
  • Telecommunication Networks: Telecommunication networks, which often span vast geographical areas, benefit from the long-range capabilities of the WS-G5486. Whether transmitting data between cell towers or across fiber-optic backbones, this module ensures reliable and high-speed communication.
  • Educational Institutions: In educational institutions with sprawling campuses and diverse departments, the WS-G5486 aids in creating a cohesive network infrastructure. Its compatibility with both single-mode and multimode fibers accommodates the varying needs of different setups within the educational landscape.

Advantages of Choosing WS-G5486

  • Scalability: The WS-G5486 offers scalability, allowing organizations to expand their network infrastructure as their needs grow. This scalability is vital in adapting to the evolving demands of modern business environments.
  • Reliability for Mission-Critical Operations: For mission-critical operations where downtime is not an option, the WS-G5486's hot-swappable design and robust build provide a level of reliability that is crucial for uninterrupted service.
  • Cost-Efficiency: While maintaining high performance, the WS-G5486 ensures cost efficiency. Its long-range capabilities reduce the need for additional networking equipment, contributing to overall cost savings.
  • Interoperability: Cisco's commitment to industry standards ensures that the WS-G5486 seamlessly integrates with a variety of networking equipment. This interoperability is essential for creating cohesive and efficient network architectures.
Exceptional Reliability

The WS-G5486 Cisco 1000Base-LX/LH GBIC (Gigabit Interface Converter) Single-mode Transceiver is a highly reliable device designed for use in high-speed networking applications. It is a single-mode transceiver that supports data transfer rates of up to 1 Gbps over long distances using single-mode fiber optic cable.

The exceptional reliability of this transceiver is due to several factors:

  • High-quality components: The WS-G5486 is built with high-quality components that are designed to withstand the rigors of high-speed data transfer and long-distance transmission. This ensures that the transceiver can perform consistently and reliably over time.
  • Robust design: The transceiver is designed with robust housing that can protect the internal components from damage and environmental factors such as dust, moisture, and extreme temperatures. This helps to ensure that the transceiver can operate reliably in a wide range of conditions.
  • Compatibility: The WS-G5486 is fully compatible with a wide range of Cisco networking equipment, including switches and routers. This means that it can be easily integrated into existing networks and will work seamlessly with other devices.
  • Quality assurance: The transceiver goes through rigorous testing and quality assurance processes to ensure that it meets Cisco's high standards for reliability and performance.

General Information about this Cisco WS-G5486

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# WS-G5486
  • Product Type: Transceiver Module
  • Interface Type: GBIC

Technical Information of GBIC Transceiver

  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • LAN Port Bandwidth: 10-100-1000 MBPS
  • Application/Usage: Optical Network
  • Digital Monitoring: non-DOM
  • Distance: 10km
  • Cabling Type: Ethernet 1000base-lx, Ethernet 1000base-lh

Interfaces / Ports for Ethernet Transceiver Module

  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x SC Duplex 1000Base-LX/LH Network
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Module
  • Data Link Protocol: Gigabit Ethernet

Performance of Single-mode Transceiver

  • Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standard: 9/125 µm
  • Fiber Optic Cable Standard: 62.5/125 µm
  • Fiber Mode Supported: Multi-mode
  • Fiber Mode Supported: Single-mode
  • Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology: 1000Base-LX/LH
  • Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbit/s


  • Additional Information
  • Single Mode Distance: 10 km
  • Multi-Mode Distance: 550 m


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In general, the WS-G5486 Cisco 1000Base-LX/LH GBIC Transceiver Module stands as a testament to Cisco's commitment to delivering advanced networking solutions. Its features, applications, and advantages make it a versatile and reliable component in various networking scenarios. Whether connecting departments in large enterprises, optimizing data center operations, facilitating telecommunications, or enhancing educational institutions' connectivity, the WS-G5486 proves to be a cornerstone in building robust and efficient network infrastructures. As technology continues to advance, Cisco's dedication to innovation ensures that modules like the WS-G5486 remain at the forefront of high-speed connectivity, driving the digital evolution forward.

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