X2-10GB-ER Cisco 10GBase-ER X2 Transceiver
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X2-10GB-ER 10 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 10GBase-ER Single-Mode Fiber 40km 1550nm Duplex Smart Carrier (SC) Connector X2 Transceiver Module| Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Overview

In the realm of networking and telecommunications, transceiver modules play a critical role in enabling high-speed data transmission over various types of networks. Among the plethora of transceiver options available, the Cisco X2-10GB-ER stands out as a powerful and versatile solution for enterprise-grade networking applications. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the features, specifications, benefits, and potential use cases of the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module.

Understanding Transceiver Modules

Before delving into the specifics of the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module, it's essential to understand the basic concept of transceivers and their role in networking. A transceiver, short for transmitter-receiver, is a device that combines both functions into a single unit. It converts electrical signals into optical signals for transmission over fiber optic cables and vice versa, enabling seamless communication between network devices.

Unveiling of Cisco X2-10GB-ER Transceiver Module

The Cisco X2-10GB-ER is a high-performance transceiver module designed and manufactured by Cisco Systems, a leading provider of networking hardware, software, and services. This transceiver module is specifically engineered for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networks and offers advanced features tailored for long-distance connectivity over single-mode fiber optic cables.

Key Features of the Cisco X2-10GB-ER Transceiver Module
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Support: The Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module is optimized for 10GbE networks, delivering high-speed data transmission capabilities to meet the demands of modern enterprise networks.
  • Long-Distance Connectivity: With support for single-mode fiber optic cables, the X2-10GB-ER transceiver module enables long-distance connectivity, making it ideal for deployments spanning up to 40 kilometers.
  • 1550nm Wavelength: The transceiver operates at a wavelength of 1550 nanometers (nm), which is commonly used for long-distance optical transmission due to its low attenuation characteristics in single-mode fiber.
  • Duplex Configuration: The X2-10GB-ER transceiver module utilizes a duplex configuration, allowing for simultaneous transmission and reception of data, thereby maximizing network efficiency.
  • Smart Carrier (SC) Connector: The transceiver module features a Smart Carrier (SC) connector, which provides a secure and reliable connection to the fiber optic cable, ensuring optimal signal integrity and performance.
  • High Reliability and Compatibility: As a Cisco-branded product, the X2-10GB-ER transceiver module undergoes rigorous testing to ensure compatibility with Cisco networking equipment and adherence to industry standards, resulting in reliable performance and seamless integration into existing network infrastructures.
Performance Specifications

In addition to its key features, the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module boasts impressive performance specifications that make it suitable for a wide range of networking applications. Some of the notable performance metrics include:

  • Data Transfer Rate: The transceiver module supports data transfer rates of up to 10 gigabytes per second (GBPS), enabling rapid transmission of large volumes of data across the network.
  • Bit Error Rate (BER): The X2-10GB-ER transceiver module maintains a low bit error rate, ensuring reliable data transmission with minimal errors or packet loss.
  • Optical Power Budget: With its long-distance capabilities and optimized optical power budget, the transceiver module maintains signal integrity over extended transmission distances, even in challenging environments.
  • Temperature and Environmental Specifications: Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver modules are designed to operate within a wide temperature range and are built to withstand various environmental conditions, ensuring consistent performance in diverse deployment scenarios.
Use Cases and Applications

The Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module finds application in a multitude of networking environments, catering to diverse industry needs. Some common use cases include:

  • Enterprise Data Centers: In large-scale data center environments where high-speed connectivity and long-distance transmission are essential, the X2-10GB-ER transceiver module facilitates seamless communication between servers, storage systems, and networking equipment.
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs): For organizations with geographically dispersed locations, such as multinational corporations or branch offices, the X2-10GB-ER transceiver module enables high-speed data transmission over long-haul WAN links, ensuring efficient interconnectivity and collaboration.
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure: Telecom service providers leverage the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module to build robust backbone networks capable of supporting high-bandwidth services, such as voice, video, and data transmission, with low latency and minimal signal degradation.
  • Research and Education Networks: Academic institutions and research facilities utilize the X2-10GB-ER transceiver module to establish high-speed connectivity for collaborative research projects, data sharing, and resource-intensive applications, fostering innovation and knowledge exchange.
  • Cloud Service Providers: Cloud service providers rely on the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module to interconnect data centers and deliver scalable, high-performance cloud services to customers worldwide, ensuring seamless access to computing resources and applications.
Enhancing Network Efficiency

The X2-10GB-ER is a type of Cisco 10 Gigabit Transceiver Module designed for use in optical fiber networks. To enhance the network efficiency of this module, there are several factors to consider:

  • Wavelength: The X2-10GB-ER module operates on a single wavelength of 1550nm. To optimize network efficiency, it's important to use the same wavelength throughout the network.
  • Distance: The X2-10GB-ER is designed for long-range transmissions of up to 40 kilometers. It's important to consider the distance between the transceiver and the receiver and use the appropriate cabling to ensure the signal does not degrade.
  • Power: The X2-10GB-ER has a maximum power consumption of 3.5 watts. To optimize network efficiency, it's important to use power-saving features wherever possible to minimize power consumption.
  • Signal quality: The X2-10GB-ER module provides high-quality signals with low error rates. To enhance network efficiency, it's important to use high-quality optical fibers, connectors, and patch cords to ensure the best possible signal quality.
  • Network topology: The X2-10GB-ER module is designed for use in point-to-point connections. To enhance network efficiency, it's important to design the network with the shortest possible links between nodes and use network topologies that minimize the number of hops between nodes.
A High-Performance Transceiver

The X2-10GB-ER is a high-performance transceiver of the Cisco 10 Gigabit Transceiver Module family. It is designed to provide a reliable and cost-effective way to connect network switches, routers, and other networking devices over long distances, up to 40 kilometers.

The X2-10GB-ER transceiver uses a standard X2 form factor and is compliant with the IEEE 802.3ae standard for 10 Gigabit Ethernet. It supports both single-mode fiber and dual-mode fiber, and it can operate at a wavelength of 1550 nm.

This transceiver module is optimized for high performance, with a maximum data transfer rate of 10 Gbps. It also has a low power consumption, making it energy-efficient and cost-effective.

The X2-10GB-ER transceiver features a built-in digital diagnostic monitoring interface, which allows network administrators to monitor the performance of the module in real time. This feature helps to ensure optimal network performance and allows for quick troubleshooting in case of problems.

General Information about this Cisco X2-10GB-ER
  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU# X2-10GB-ER
  • Product Name: 10GBASE-ER X2 Module
  • Product Type: X2
  • Enclosure Type: Plug-in Module
Technical Information
  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Cabling Type: 10GBASE-ER
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps
  • Optical Wavelength: 1550 nm
  • Data Link Protocol: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Max Transfer Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Designed For: Cisco 8-port 10 Catalyst 3560E-12D, 3560E-12SD-E, 3560E-12SD-S, 3560E-24PD, 3560E-24TD, 3560E-48PD, 3560E-48PD-F, 3560E-48TD, 3560E-48TD-SD, 3750E-24PD, 3750E-24TD, 3750E-48PD, 3750E-48PD-F, 3750E-48TD, 4500, 4948 10 ME 4924-10GE Supervisor Engine II-Plus-10GE.
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x 10GBase-ER
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x SC Duplex 10GBase-ER

In summary, the Cisco X2-10GB-ER transceiver module offers a robust and reliable solution for high-speed, long-distance networking applications. With its support for 10 Gigabit Ethernet, extended reach over single-mode fiber optic cables, duplex operation, Smart Carrier connector, and optimized wavelength, this transceiver module addresses the evolving connectivity requirements of modern enterprises, service providers, and organizations. Whether deployed in WANs, data centers, telecommunications networks, or campus environments, the Cisco X2-10GB-ER module delivers exceptional performance, scalability, and interoperability, empowering businesses to build and maintain resilient and efficient network infrastructures.

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