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

USD $ 248.85


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

The MOXA IMC-101-M-ST Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters is a state-of-the-art networking device engineered to facilitate reliable and efficient data transmission between Ethernet and fiber optic networks. Ideal for industrial applications that demand high durability and optimal data integrity, this media converter enhances network reach and performance.

Key Features:

  • Robust Fiber Optic Transmission: Ensures high-speed data transmission over fiber optic lines, offering significant immunity to electromagnetic interference and network noise.
  • Industrial-Grade Design: Built to withstand extreme environmental conditions, including vibrations, shocks, and temperature fluctuations, ensuring reliable performance in harsh industrial settings.
  • Versatile Connectivity Options: Supports multi-mode and single-mode fiber, with an ST connector that allows for broader compatibility with existing fiber infrastructures.
  • Easy Plug-and-Play Installation: Designed for hassle-free setup without the need for software configuration, facilitating immediate integration into networks.
  • Compact and Rugged Housing: Features a compact metal case that is both durable and suitable for DIN-rail mounting, saving space in tight installations.


  • Extended Network Range: Capable of extending Ethernet networks over fiber optic cables up to 2 kilometers (multi-mode) and 15 kilometers (single-mode), vastly increasing network coverage.
  • Enhanced Data Security: Fiber optic communication offers better security against data interception, making it ideal for sensitive or secure environments.
  • Reduction in Electromagnetic Interference: Ideal for environments prone to electromagnetic interference, maintaining stable and reliable data transmission.
  • Low Power Consumption: Designed with energy efficiency in mind, it operates with minimal power, reducing operational costs.
  • High Reliability: Guarantees uptime and connectivity, critical in industrial applications where data transmission must not fail.


  • Industrial Automation: Crucial for connecting sensors, machinery, and control units over long distances without signal degradation.
  • Traffic Management Systems: Ensures continuous, real-time data flow in traffic monitoring and control systems.
  • Security and Surveillance: Ideal for linking high-definition security cameras over long distances, ensuring high-quality video feeds without latency.
  • Remote Monitoring and Control: Enables reliable remote connection to monitoring equipment and PLCs in locations that are difficult to wire with traditional Ethernet cables.

The MOXA IMC-101-M-ST Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters stands as a testament to MOXA’s commitment to providing innovative, robust, and secure networking solutions for industrial environments, ensuring seamless data communications where reliability and performance are paramount.


Ethernet Interface 10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 1
100BaseFX Ports (multi-mode ST 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 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