10Mb/100Mb Ethernet Converter to Serial: X.21, V.35. EIA-530
The WC-Serial Ethernet Converter is a competitive Ethernet to Serial (X.21, V.35 or EIA-530) service delivery unit, offering customer site conversion from twisted pair 10/100BaseT Fast Ethernet to Serial (X.21, V.35 or EIA-530) leased line services.
LAN extension over Serial WAN services at up to 20Mbps
- Dual RJ45 ports offering local Switched Ethernet connections up to 100Mbps
- Flexible Serial connection using 'Cisco-compatible' cables, offering X.21, V.35 or EIA-530 'plug and play' connection with no additional configuration necessary.
- Fully transparent to regular Ethernet traffic, with or without assigned VLAN tagging,and to all higher-level protocols including IP
- Link Loss Forwarding
- Integral auto-sensing AC (110V-250V) or -48VDC PSUs
- 12V & 24V PSUs also available on request
- Optional rack-mounting kit available
The WC-Serial is a member of the MetroCONNECT family, offering LAN extension over Serial services. Support is offered for fractional (including Nx 64Kbps) X.21,V.35 and EIA-530 services up to 20Mbps. The WC-Serial supports auto negotiation and auto MDI/MDI-X cross-over switching on two RJ45 LAN interfaces.
Link Loss Forwarding is supported, whereby faults on the uplink port will automatically force a link down on the user ports to indicate to the attached devices that there is a link problem.
The WC-Serial is completely 'plug-and-play' in operation, with no con guration necessary. The multi-standard Serial connector automatically adapts to whichever Serial standard (X.21,V.35 or EIA-530) is required, based purely on the interface cable type being used, selected typically from the Cisco ‘CAB-XXX-MT’ range for NTU connection. Such interface cables are readily available, and present standard interface connectors for each Serial interface type.
The WC-Serial is a high-quality device, featuring a robust metal casing and fully internal Power Supplies, connected via standard ‘IEC’ mains cables or high-quality locking DC connectors, as appropriate.The product can be used stand-alone, or shelf mounted (the product has non-slip rubber feet), or can optionally be rack-mounted using the RMK2R 1U, 19" rack-mount bracket.
The WC-Serial is available in a choice of 100-250 VAC, -48 VDC or 12v/24v integrated power supplies.
The WC-Serial is part of a wide range of LAN extension products from Metrodata.
This application shows how a pair of WC-Serial units can be used to offer Ethernet service demarcation and LAN Extension functionality over a Serial circuit.
WAN Port Specs
|Interface||Cisco compatible Serial|
|Presentation||60 way Female D Type|
|Line Rate||20Mbps (max)|
|Cabling examples|| Use CABX21-MT for connection to X.21 NTU |
Use CABV35-MT for connection to V.35 NTU
10/100BaseT Fast Ethernet Electrical Interface
|Port||10/100BaseT with auto-negotiation|
|Interface||RJ45 (Auto Crossover MDI/MDIX)|
|Operating mode||Auto Negotiate, 10M, 100M, Full Duplex, Half Duplex|
|LEDs||Link, Activity, Speed|
Compliance & Approvals
|EMC||EMC EN55032, EN55024|
|Temperature||0 - 50 deg C|
|Humidity||0 - 95% RH, non condensing|
|Storage Temp||-40 to 70 deg C|
|Pressure||86 - 106 kPa|
Power Supply Options
|-48 VDC||-40 to -72V DC, 125 - 65 mA|
|AC Mains||100 - 250V AC, 50 - 60Hz, 60 - 25mA|
|Power Consumption||6 watts approx when operating|
|Type||Modem, 1U high without feet, IP30C|
Dimensions W x D x H (mm)
|Rack mount||202 x 132 x 44 (without feet)|
|Tabletop||202 x 132 x 48 (with feet)|
|Product||AC Mains||DC Power|
|2 unit rack mount kit||80-05-256||80-05-256|
|18 unit rack mount kit||80-05-250||80-05-255|
Product variants with 12V to 24V DC operation are also available on request.
If you require further information please contact our sales team with your requirements.
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