Switching 10/100 and 10/100/1000 Mbps PC Card Ethernet Media Converters

McPC Giga-MediaLinX

  • Easily installs inside a desktop PC
  • No configuration required, connects to existing NIC card
  • No drivers to install
  • Available in PCI, ISA, or low profile PCI slot

Auto Negotiation

SKU: 855-12920, 855-12921 Category: Tag:

Product Description

McPC MediaLinX Series Media Converters are ideal for Fiber-to-the-Desktop (FTTD) applications and for companies with frequent workstation moves and changes. Installing inside a PC or workstation, and plugging into an adjacent network interface card (NIC), these compact units eliminate the need to place Media Converters on top of desks or computers, reducing clutter of cords and adapters at the workspace.

10/100/1000 Mbps Switching Ethernet (Giga-MediaLinX) – A rate converter as well as a media converter, the McPC Giga-MediaLinX converts 10, 100 or 1000 Mbps over copper to 1000 Mbps over fiber.

McPC converters accommodate crossover or pass through connections, with AutoCross, a feature which automatically selects the correct operating mode. Units also feature handy status LEDS to assist in network diagnostics and troubleshooting.

McPC Giga-MediaLinX PCI

Model Fiber Fiber Ports Range Ethernet Ports Ethernet Connector
855-12920 MM850-SC 1 220/550 m 1 RJ45
855-12921 SM1300-SC 1 15 km 1 RJ45


  • Save money by keeping existing copper network card (NIC) and converting inside the PC
  • No drivers to install; McPC mounts inside any PC or workstation with a standard PCI or LowPCI slot
  • Includes a standard 4-pin peripheral power connector
  • AutoCross
  • 50/125µm or 62.5/125µm multi-mode fiber
  • Includes status LEDs
  • RoHS Compliant

McPC Giga-MediaLinX

  • 10/100/1000 Mbps twisted pair copper to 1000 Mbps fiber conversion
  • IEEE 802.3 10Base-T twisted pair
  • IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX twisted pair
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000Base-T twisted pair
  • IEEE 802.3z 1000Base-LX or SX fiber
  • Features Link Fault Detection
  • Features Auto Negotiation


  • RJ45, ST, SC and SFP (SFP only on McPC-Giga-MediaLinX LowPCI)
  • Supports Half- and Full-Duplex operation
806-39230 SATA Cable

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