IMC-21GA-LX-SC-T – MOXA Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters

USD $ 563.43


Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA IMC-21GA-LX-SC-T
OEM Spec Ref 

The MOXA IMC-21GA-LX-SC-T Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters is a state-of-the-art network device engineered to ensure seamless data transmission between Ethernet and fiber optic signals. This robust converter is ideal for extending communication distance through fiber optic cabling, enhancing network reliability and performance in various industrial settings.

Key Features:

  • High-Speed Fiber Optic Conversion: Capable of converting Ethernet signals to fiber optic, it supports link speeds up to 1000 Mbps, ensuring high-speed data transmission for demanding applications.
  • Extended Operational Temperature: Designed to operate effectively in extreme temperatures ranging from -40 to 75°C, making it suitable for harsh industrial environments.
  • Rugged Design: Encased in a metal housing, this converter is built to resist electromagnetic interference and physical wear, ensuring long-term reliability.
  • Easy Installation and Maintenance: Features a simple plug-and-play setup with no software configuration required, facilitating easy installation and maintenance.
  • Dual Power Inputs: Equipped with dual power inputs to provide redundancy and increase system reliability under various power conditions.


  • Enhanced Network Reliability: By converting to fiber optics, it reduces signal degradation over long distances, thereby enhancing overall network reliability.
  • Increased Data Security: Fiber optic connections are inherently resistant to electromagnetic interference and eavesdropping, enhancing data security in sensitive environments.
  • Scalability: Supports a broad range of fiber types and distances, providing flexibility to meet diverse network architectures and future expansion needs.
  • Energy Efficiency: Optimizes power usage and reduces operational costs by using energy-efficient components and technologies.


  • Industrial Automation: Essential for reliable network communication in automated production lines, ensuring uninterrupted data flow and system control.
  • Traffic Management Systems: Ideal for traffic control centers requiring robust and secure data transmission over long distances.
  • Energy Management: Plays a vital role in power stations and substations for continuous monitoring and control over fiber optic networks.
  • Remote Surveillance: Suitable for extending the network range to remote surveillance locations without compromising data transmission quality.

The MOXA IMC-21GA-LX-SC-T Ethernet-to-Fiber Media Converters stands out as a critical component in modern industrial networks, offering a powerful solution for extending Ethernet communications over fiber. Its robust design and versatile features ensure optimal performance and reliability in diverse industrial applications.


Ethernet Interface 10/100/1000BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 1
1000BaseLX Ports (single-mode SC connector) 1
Magnetic Isolation Protection 1.5 kV (built-in)
Optical Fiber Refer table 2
Power Parameters Input Current 284.7 mA @ 12 to 48 VDC
Input Voltage 12 to 48 VDC
Overload Current Protection Supported
Power Connector Terminal block
Power Consumption 284.7 mA @ 12 to 48 VDC
Physical Characteristics Housing Metal
Dimensions 30 x 125 x 79 mm (1.19 x 4.92 x 3.11 in)
Weight 170 g (0.37 lb)
Installation DIN-rail mounting
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°F)
Storage Temperature (package incl.) -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°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: 10 V/m; Signal: 10 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
MTBF Time 2,762,058 hrs
Standards MIL-HDBK-217F
Warranty Warranty Period 5 years
Details See


Optical Fiber

1000BaseSX 1000BaseLX
Wavelength 850 nm 1310 nm
Tx Output (dBm) -3 to -10 -3 to -9
Rx Sensitivity (dBm) -3 to -20 -3 to -21
Link Budget (dBm) 10 12
Typical Distance 500 m 10 km
Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 3 × 12.5 × 7.9 cm