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IMC Networks Announces New Low Cost PoE and PoE+ Gigabit Media Converters

Supports deployment of power beyond 100 meters to end-point devices, including VoIP phones, pan-tilt-zoom IP cameras and WiFi access points
Las Vegas, NV, BICSI Fall Conference, Booth #223– September 18, 2011, IMC Networks, a leading manufacturer of low cost media converters and Ethernet fiber optic access solutions for government, enterprise and service providers, today expanded its Power over Ethernet (PoE) media converter product line with the new PoE and PoE+ Giga-MiniMcs. Designed using the IEEE 802.3af (15.4W of power) and 802.3at (25.5W of power) PoE standards, the new products support all PoE compatible peripheral devices. “The growing market demand to power PoE-based devices is more prevalent now than ever, prompting IMC Networks to introduce new and improved PoE and PoE+ media converters. The latest devices require more power sourcing than standard PoE and as a result, we are able to meet these demands today and in the future with new product introductions,” states David Zaveski, Senior Sales Engineer at IMC Networks. The IMC PoE and PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet media converters are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE), providing up to two PSE 10/100/1000Base-T copper ports and one SFP uplink port. These products are ideal for the Fiber-to-the-Desktop (FTTD) market where PoE phones require power sourcing or in building security applications where reach must extend beyond 100 meters. The PoE and PoE+ GigaMiniMc products provide a low cost, space-saving Gigabit solution and include advanced features such as Power Reset and VLAN tags. Top key features included: • • • • • • Supports PoE and PoE+ power ranges on copper ports Supports Power Reset (Configuration power reset) Supports both 100 Mbps and 1000 Mbps speed fiber SFPs Supports 10/100/1000Mbps rate conversion on copper ports Transparent to VLAN tags Supports Jumbo Frames (10240)

Availability and Pricing The PoE Giga-MiniMc and PoE+ GigaMiniMc are scheduled to ship in Q’4. Model 857-10811 lists for $440 and 857-10911 lists for $610, respectively. The products are available through IMC Networks’ extensive network of distributors. To locate your nearest distributor, click on the How to Buy page.

About IMC Networks IMC Networks is a leading manufacturer of optical access, FTTx and media conversion solutions for Enterprise, government and service providers, delivering 23 years of excellence in product quality, customer satisfaction and value. IMC Networks is ISO 9001:2008 registered; all products are RoHS and EU REACH compliant, Made in the USA and carry a comprehensive 6 year warranty. For more information contact: IMC Networks, 19772 Pauling, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610; Tel. 800-624-1070 or 949-465-3000; Genny Ortegon Director of Marketing, USA Tel. 949-465-3357 David Zaveski Senior Technical Sales Engineer Tel. 949-465-3360