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

USD $ 325.50


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

The MOXA IMC-101-S-SC Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters is an essential device meticulously designed to enhance network stability and extend the reach of Ethernet signals through fiber optic links. Tailored for industrial applications, this robust media converter ensures reliable data transmission over optical fiber, offering superior immunity against electrical interference and network noise.

Key Features:

  • High-Speed Fiber Optic Conversion: Capable of converting Ethernet to fiber optic signals, it supports transmission speeds up to 100 Mbps, ensuring rapid data flow and reduced transmission delays.
  • Rugged Industrial Design: Built to withstand harsh industrial environments, the IMC-101-S-SC is encased in a metal housing that offers excellent heat dissipation and durability against physical impacts.
  • Extended Operational Temperature: Operates reliably in a wide temperature range from -40°C to 75°C, making it suitable for outdoor installations and other extreme conditions.
  • Easy Installation and Maintenance: This plug-and-play converter requires no software configuration, featuring LED indicators for immediate status reporting and simplified troubleshooting.
  • Versatile Power Input Options: Supports a flexible range of power inputs (12 to 48 VDC) to cater to varying on-site power supplies in industrial settings.


  • Enhanced Network Reliability: By converting to fiber optic, the device significantly reduces the risk of electromagnetic interference, enhancing the reliability of network communications.
  • Increased Reach of Network Connections: Fiber optic cables allow for data transmission over greater distances than traditional copper cables, ideal for expansive industrial areas.
  • Improved Data Integrity: Optical fiber provides a secure pathway for data, reducing the risk of eavesdropping and network tampering.
  • Cost-Effective Network Expansion: Enables cost-effective network expansion and modernization without the need for extensive new cabling infrastructure.


  • Industrial Automation: Integral for reliable communication in automated production lines, ensuring continuous operation and real-time data transmission.
  • Traffic Management Systems: Crucial for the stable operation of traffic control devices where long-distance data transmission is necessary.
  • Surveillance Networks: Offers a dependable solution for connecting cameras and surveillance systems over long distances, maintaining high-quality video feeds.
  • Remote Monitoring and Control Systems: Ideal for systems requiring stable communications over large areas, such as in utilities and remote industrial sites.

The MOXA IMC-101-S-SC Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters stands out as a robust and reliable solution for expanding industrial network capabilities, ensuring secure and uninterrupted data transmission across diverse industrial applications.


Ethernet Interface 10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 1
100BaseFX Ports (single-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 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 0.630 kg
Dimensions 5.36 × 13.5 × 10.5 cm