IMC-101-M-SC – MOXA Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters

USD $ 248.85


Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA IMC-101-M-SC
OEM Spec Ref 

Introducing the MOXA IMC-101-M-SC Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters, an essential tool engineered to facilitate robust and reliable Ethernet to fiber media conversion, ensuring uninterrupted communication across various industrial settings. This model stands out for its ability to handle demanding industrial environments with unmatched efficiency and reliability.

Key Features:

  • Seamless Media Conversion: The IMC-101-M-SC efficiently converts 10/100BaseT(X) Ethernet to 100BaseFX, supporting both multi-mode and single-mode fiber optics for flexible network configurations.
  • Industrial-Grade Durability: Designed with a rugged metal housing, this media converter operates reliably in temperatures ranging from -40 to 75°C, making it suitable for harsh industrial environments.
  • Easy Installation and Maintenance: Features a simple plug-and-play design with LED indicators that provide real-time diagnostics and status updates, facilitating effortless maintenance and monitoring.
  • Redundancy and Reliability: Equipped with Link Fault Pass-Through (LFP) and Far End Fault (FEF) functions, the converter ensures continuous operation and immediate fault notification, minimizing downtime.
  • Compact and Efficient Design: The compact size of the IMC-101-M-SC allows for easy integration into various setups, optimizing space without compromising functionality.


  • Enhanced Network Stability: By converting and extending Ethernet signals over fiber, it offers superior interference resistance and secures data transmission over long distances.
  • Increased System Uptime: The robust construction and advanced features minimize network interruptions, thus enhancing system reliability and uptime.
  • Extended Network Reach: Capable of extending network communications beyond the 100-meter limit of traditional copper cables to up to 40 kilometers using fiber optics.
  • Improved Safety and Security: Fiber optic transmission is immune to electromagnetic interference, enhancing the security and integrity of data transmissions in sensitive environments.


  • Industrial Automation: Ideal for connecting devices in remote or hazardous locations, ensuring reliable data communication between machinery and control systems.
  • Transportation Systems: Used in traffic management and urban rail systems to maintain consistent and reliable data communication across extensive networks.
  • Surveillance and Security: Supports high-bandwidth video transmissions over long distances, essential for comprehensive surveillance systems.
  • Energy Management: Critical in power substations and renewable energy plants where long-distance, secure, and reliable data transmission is vital.

The MOXA IMC-101-M-SC Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters is a testament to MOXA’s commitment to advancing industrial communication technologies, providing a highly reliable and efficient solution for extending Ethernet networks through fiber optic media.


Ethernet Interface 10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 1
100BaseFX Ports (multi-mode SC connector) 1
Magnetic Isolation Protection 1.5 kV (built-in)
Optical Fiber Refer table 2
Power Parameters Input Current 200 mA @ 12 to 45 VDC
Input Voltage 12 to 45 VDC
Overload Current Protection Supported
Power Connector Terminal block
Power Consumption 200 mA @ 12 to 45 VDC
Physical Characteristics IP Rating IP30
Housing Metal
Dimensions 53.6 x 135 x 105 mm (2.11 x 5.31 x 4.13 in)
Weight 630 g (1.39 lb)
Installation DIN-rail mounting
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature 0 to 60°C (32 to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Standards and Certifications EMC EN 55032/24
EMI CISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class A
EMS IEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 6 kV; Air: 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 10 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 2 kV; Signal: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 150 kHz to 80 MHz: 3 V/m; Signal: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF
IEC 61000-4-11
Environmental Testing IEC 60068-2-1
IEC 60068-2-2
IEC 60068-2-3
Safety EN 60950-1, UL 60950-1
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
Hazardous Locations ATEX Zone 2, UL/cUL Class I Division 2 Groups A/B/C/D
Maritime DNV
MTBF Time 401,000 hrs
Standards MIL-HDBK-217F
Warranty MTBF 401,000 hrs
Warranty Period 5 years
Details See


Optical Fiber

Multi-Mode Single-Mode (40 km) Single-Mode (80 km)
Fiber Cable Type OM1 50/125 µm G.652 G.652
800 MHz x km
Typical Distance 4 km 5 km 40 km 80 km
Wavelength Typical (nm) 1300 1310 1550
TX Range (nm) 1260 to 1360 1280 to 1340 1530 to 1570
RX Range (nm) 1100 to 1600 1100 to 1600 1100 to 1600
Optical Power TX Range (dBm) -10 to -20 0 to -5 0 to -5
RX Range (dBm) -3 to -32 -3 to -34 -3 to -34
Link Budget (dB) 12 29 29
Dispersion Penalty (dB) 3 1 1

Note: When connecting a single-mode fiber transceiver, we recommend using an attenuator to prevent damage caused by excessive optical power.
Note: Compute the “typical distance” of a specific fiber transceiver as follows: Link budget (dB) > dispersion penalty (dB) + total link loss (dB).

Weight 0.63 kg
Dimensions 5.36 × 13.5 × 10.5 cm