WCC5200 MetroCONNECT Ethernet over Dual STM-1 LAN Extension Module

Ethernet over Dual STM-1 LAN Extension Module

The Metrodata WCC5200 provides a high performance Ethernet over Dual STM-1 LAN extension function for the MC12000 chassis.

Gigabit Ethernet over/Fibre over STM-1 Services

MetroCONNECT Solution for Ethernet Service Demarcation
WCC5200 and WCM5100 offering Ethernet over STM-1 LAN Extension at the edge of the core network
  • 10/100/1000BaseT Copper Port
  • SFP socket supporting:
    • 1000Base-X
    • 100Base-FX
  • Optional:
    • Fibre over Dual STM-1
    • Copper over Dual STM-1
    • Fibre and Copper Dual over STM-1
  • Resilience via 1 + 1 support on each STM-1 port
  • GFP/VCAT/LCAS EoSDH encapsulation over VC4
  • Aggregation supported
  • Link Loss Forwarding
  • Jumbo Frame Support (10K)
  • IEEE 802.3ah OAM Support
  • IEEE 802.1q VLAN support (pass-through and tag switching)
  • IEEE 802.1p priority queuing (4 queues)
  • RSTP support
  • TACACS+ for secure authentication
  • “Hot Swap” IO Module
  • Store and Forward Media Conversion
  • Interoperates with WCM5100 customer site unit

The WCC5200 is a single slot I/O module for use in the fully managed MetroCONNECT MC12000 system and is fully “Hot Swap” compliant to ease maintenance and the provisioning of new services. The WCC5200 can be used for Ethernet Service Provision, offering LAN extension over up to two SDH STM-1. services.

The WCC5200 has dual STM-1 WAN ports, each of which has two SFP ports and so 1+1 resilience

can be used if required. Each WAN port may be configured to use either VC4 tributaries.

The WCC5200 can operate in aggregation mode, where the LAN frames are switched according to the MAC

destination address for up to 2 remote destinations, or alternatively VLAN or S-VLAN tag switching can be used. The WCC5200 supports single tag push/pop functions.

The WCC5200 offers a fixed copper 10/100/1000BaseT LAN interface, offering auto-negotiation and auto MDI/MDIX cross-over switching. A second SFP-based LAN interface is provided, which supported standard SFP modules offering 1000Base-X, 100BaseFX and 10/100/1000BaseT. This port auto-senses the SFP type inserted, and configures for 1000Base-X or 100BaseFX operation.

Link Loss Forwarding can be supported, whereby faults on both of the uplink ports will automatically force a link down on the user ports to indicate to the attached devices that there is a link problem. The transmission.

of Jumbo frames of up to 10K bytes is supported, with large internal packet buffering used to smooth out bursty traffic without packet loss.

Remote management can be performed using Ethernet OAM, SNMP or Telnet, in conjunction with the Management Module of the MC12000 system.

The WCC5200 supports VLAN in two ways. In normal mode, VLAN tagged frames are passed unmodified; however when VLAN support is enabled, the WCC5200 supports VLAN tag-based switching whereby access may be controlled using VLAN IDs.

MetroCONNECT Solution for Ethernet Service Demarcation
MC12000 supporting Multiple CarrierEthernet Demarcation / LAN Extension Devices

This application shows how WCC5200 modules within a MC12000 chassis can be used to perform an Ethernet over STM-1 LAN Extension function. Electrical connection into the core network potentially improves port density and therefore utilisation levels, but fibre connectivity is also available. The WCM5100 is a standalone version of the WCC5200 module offering Ethernet service demarcation at the customer site.

DUAL WAN Port Specs

InterfaceDual SFP fibre connectors with dual LC connectors
Line CodingNRZ
Bit Rate 155.52Mbps +/- 15 ppm
Resilience1 + 1
EncapsulationGFP with VCAT / LCAS using VC4 EoSDH

1000Base-X Fibre Interface

Port IEEE802.3z 1000BaseX
Interface Dual LC connectors

SFP 1000Base SX

Wavelength850nm multimode
TX Power-9.5 to -3dBm
Max Rx input power0dBm
Rx sensitivity-17 to 0dBm
Optical loss budget7.5dB (550m)

SFP 1000Base LX

Wavelength1300nm singlemode
TX Power-9.5 to -3dBm
Max Rx input power-3dBm
Rx sensitivity-19 to -3dBm
Optical loss budget 9.5dB (10km)

10/100/1000BaseT Electrical Interface

Port10/100/1000BaseT with auto-negotiation
InterfaceRJ45 (Auto Crossover MDI/MDIX)
Operating modesAuto Negotiate, 10M, 100M, 1000M, Full Duplex, Half Duplex
LEDsLink Activity, Speed
MTU1522/2048 bytes

Compliance & Approvals

SafetyEN60950, IEC-60825-1 (Class 1 Laser Eye Safety)


Temperature0 - 50 deg C
Humidity0 - 95% RH, non condensing
Pressure86 - 100 KPa
Storage Temp-40 to 100 deg C
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Commonly used SFP transceivers Order Code Description
10Gbps Multimode 550m 300nm 80-38-011
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Multimode interface
fibre optic loss budget 5.1dB
10Gbps Singlemode 10km 1300nm 80-38-031
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Singlemode interface
fibre optic loss budget 6.3dB
1Gbps Multimode 550m 850nm 80-31-011
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Multimode interface
fibre optic loss budget 7.5dB
1Gbps Singlemode 10km 1300nm 80-31-031
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Singlemode interface
fibre optic loss budget 12dB
1Gbps Singlemode 80km 1550nm 80-31-042
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Singlemode interface
fibre optic loss budget 24dB
100Mbps Multimode 2km 1300nm80-30-021
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Multimode interface
fibre optic loss budget 12dB
100Mbps Singlemode 10km 1300nm80-30-031
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Singlemode interface
fibre optic loss budget 17dB

Need to add more SFP's to your quote?

To see more of Metrodata's SFP offering of Fibre Transceivers, click here.

Many other transceivers are available on request including long haul, 1550nm, CWDM, DWDM and bi-directional.

Whilst the MetroCONNECT product range uses industry standard user exchangeable SFP and SFP+ transceivers, it is recommended that these are purchased from Metrodata to guarantee their specification and compatibility with each other.

If you require another transceiver please contact our sales team with your requirements.

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