The Cisco MDS DS-SFP-FCGE-SW is a tri-rate multiprotocol SFP that can be used in both Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet ports. These models use a dual LC connector. This is a 1/2-Gbps Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet-Shortwave, SFP, LC. Cabling and other specifications are provided below; note the minimum cable distance is 6.5 feet (2 meters).

Cisco MDS DS-SFP-FCGE-SW Features: 

Cabling Specifications:

    • Wavelength: 850 nanometers
    • Fiber Type: MMF
    • Core Size (microns)/Band Rate(Gigabaud)/Cable Distance:

62.5/1.0625/300m 62.5/2.125/150m 50.0 Optical Multimode 2/1.0625/500m 50.0 Optical Multimode 2/2.125/300m

Optical Parameters:

  • Average Transmit Power (dBm): -1.2 Max/-10.0 (FC) and -9.5 (GE) Min
  • Average Receive Power (dBm): 0 Max/- 17 (GE)Min
  • Fiber Loss Budget (dB): 2.1 (FC: 62.5 microns) and 2.62 (FC: 50.0 microns [OM2]) ; 2.38 (GE: 62.5 microns) and 3.37 (GE: 50.0 microns [OM2])

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco SFPs, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.