Interface & Cabling specifications

Interface type Cable Connector Wavelength Max. Distance (1) Tx (dBm) (3) Rx (dBm)
1000BaseSX MM LC/PC 850 nm 200 m -9.5 -17
1000BaseLX (2) MM LC/PC 1310 nm 280 m -9.5 ... -3.0 -20 ... -3.0
1000BaseLX (2) SM LC/PC 1310 nm 5 km -9.5 ... -3.0 -20 ... -3.0
10GE-LR SM LC/PC 1310 nm < 10 km -4.5 ... 0.0 -13.2 ... 0.5
10GE-ER SM LC/PC 1550 nm < 40 km -1.0 ... +2.0 -16.9 ... -1.0

(1): This concerns “customer cable,” i.e. the maximum distance between customer equipment and the AMS-IX patch panel.

(2): Brocade/Foundry LX ≡ Cisco LH

(3): As measured at the AMS-IX patch panel