[AusNOG] Recommendation on a reliable/good 1000Base-X to 1000Base-T media converter.

Mark Newton newton at atdot.dotat.org
Wed Oct 17 16:46:09 EST 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 01:38:21PM +0800, Brad Peczka wrote:

 > Media Converters are 'good' until it comes to troubleshooting, and
 > then the fun and games ensue. :-)

Usually the troubleshooting is pretty simple, because the failure has
been caused by the $3 power supply letting down the reliability reputation
of the $300 media converter.

(and yes, I have seen the exact same PSU used by a reputable media
converter manufacturer being offered for sale at DealExtreme for less
than five bucks)

  - mark

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