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G211F - Quad Fiber Optics Interface Board

3U CompactPCI Serial

The G211F is a rugged 3U CompactPCI Serial peripheral board for implementing four optical fiber Ethernet interfaces supporting 1000BASE-SX.

  • G211F Product ImageG211F 3U CompactPCI Serial Quad Fiber Optics Interface
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Main Features

  • Four optical transceiver channels 1000BASE-SX
  • Alternatively two redundant channel pairs
  • Full-duplex or half-duplex depending on transceiver
  • Fully integrated to comply with IEEE802.3x
  • 500 V isolation voltage
  • -40 °C to +85 °C (without transceivers)
  • PICMG CPCI-S.0 CompactPCI Serial peripheral card
G211F Product Image

Technical Data

Ethernet Interfaces
  • Four 1000Base-SX interfaces
  • IEEE802.3x support
    • Full-duplex flow control
    • 1 Gbit/s data transfer rate for each interface when all 4 interfaces are used simultaneously
  • 4x2 status LEDs to signal link status and activity
Front Connections
Four SFP slots
CompactPCI Serial
  • Compliance with CompactPCI Serial PICMG CPCI-S.0 Specification
  • Peripheral slot
  • Host connection: One PCI Express x4 link
    • PCIe 2.0 support
    • Data rate up to 2 GB/s in each direction (5 Gbit/s per lane)
Electrical Specifications
  • Isolation voltage: 500V between Ethernet links and between Ethernet links and shield or ground
  • Supply voltage/power consumption:
    • +12V (-5%/+5%), 3.65 W typ./ 8 W max.
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: conforming to CompactPCI Serial specification for 3U boards
  • Weight: 216 g (with heat sink)
Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature range (operation):
    • -40..+85°C
    • Airflow: min. 1.0 m/s
  • Temperature range (storage): -40..+85°C
  • Relative humidity (operation): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Relative humidity (storage): max. 95% non-condensing
  • Altitude: -300 m to + 3,000 m
  • Shock: 50 m/s², 30 ms
  • Vibration (Function): 1 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
  • Vibration (Lifetime): 7.9 m/s², 5 Hz - 150 Hz
MTBF: 311,742h @ 40°C according to IEC/TR 62380 (RDF 2000)
PCB manufactured with a flammability rating of 94V-0 by UL recognized manufacturers
Tested according to EN 55022 (radio disturbance), EN 61000-4-2 (ESD) and EN 61000-4-3 (HF irradiation)
Software Support
  • Windows
  • Linux


  • Two single SFP cages (ruggedized) on 8HP
  • Four single SFP cages (ruggedized) on 16HP
Cooling Concept
Also available with conduction cooling in MEN CCA frame
Some of these options may only be available for large volumes.
Please ask our sales staff for more information.

Ordering Information

Standard G211F Models

4-channel 1000Base-SX Ethernet SerDes, 4 SFP slots, -40 °C to +85 °C



Linux network driver (MEN) for G211, G211F, GM1, GM2 and GM3


Windows 32-bit network driver (Intel) for XM1, XM1L, XM2, MM2, CB70C, F11S, F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17


Windows 64-bit network driver (Intel) for F18, F18E, F19P, F21P, F22P, F23P, G20, G22, G23, G25A, GM1, GM2, GM3, G211, G211F, XM2, CB70C, SC24, BC50I, BC50M, BL50W, BL50S, BL70W, BL70S, DC15 and DC17

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