Cable Distances and Types

Cable Distances and Types shows cable media types and maximum distances that support reliable transmission in accordance with international standards (except where noted).

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Cable Distances and Types

Standard Media Type MHz•km Rating Maximum Distance (Meters)
1000BASE-SX

(850nm optical window)

50/125 µm multimode fiber 400 500
50/125 µm multimode fiber 500 550
62.5/125 µm multimode fiber 160 220
62.5/125 µm multimode fiber 200 275
1000BASE-LX

(1300nm optical window)

50/125 µm multimode fiber 400 550
50/125 µm multimode fiber 500 550
62.5/125 µm multimode fiber 500 550
10/125 µm single-mode fiber 5,000
10/125 µm single-mode fiber

1

10,000
1000BASE-ZX

(1550nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 80,000
100BASE-LX100

(1550nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 100,000
1000BASE-BX10

(1490nm optical window)

(1310nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 10,000
1000BASE-LX70

(1550nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 70,000
10/100/1000BASE-T SFP (1 Gbps link)

Category 5 and higher UTP cable

100
(100 Mbps link)

Category 5 and higher UTP cable

150
(10 Mbps link)

Category 5 and higher UTP cable

250
10GBASE-SR SFP+

(850nm optical window)

62.5 mm multimode fiber 160 26
62.5 mm multimode fiber (OM1) 200 33
50 mm multimode fiber 400 66
50 mm multimode fiber (OM2) 500 82
50 mm multimode fiber (OM3) 2000 300
10GBASE-LR SFP+

(1310nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 10,000
10GBASE-LRM SFP+ (1310nm optical window) 62.5/125 µm multimode fiber 220
10GBASE-ER SFP+

(1550nm optical window)

10/125 µm single-mode fiber 40,000
40GBASE-SR4 QSFP+

(850nm optical window)

50 mm multimode fiber (OM3) 100
50 mm multimode fiber (OM4)

150
1000BASE-T Category 5 and higher UTP cable 100
100BASE-TX Category 5 and higher UTP cable 100
10BASE-T Category 3 and higher UTP cable 100

Extreme Networks Direct-Attach Cables lists the direct-attach cables available from Extreme Networks.

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Extreme Networks Direct-Attach Cables

Cable Type Model Number Length
SFP+ passive copper cable 10304 1 meter
10305 3 meters
10306 5 meters
10307 10 meters
QSFP+ passive copper cable 10311 0.5 meter
10312 1 meter
10313 3 meters
10313A 3 meters (26 AWG)
10323 5 meters
QSFP+ active optical cable 10315 10 meters
10316 20 meters
10318 100 meters
QSFP+-to-SFP+ fan-out passive copper cable 10202 1 meter (26 AWG)
10203 2 meter (26 AWG)
10321 3 meters
10322 5 meters

1 Proprietary to Extreme Networks. Connections between two Extreme Networks 1000BASE-LX interfaces that use 10/125 µm single-mode fiber can use a maximum distance of 10,000 meters.