Cisco X2-10GB-SR

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Apr 27th, 2010

I have two Cisco 4506-e with the X2-10GB-SR modules that i would like to connect using fiber.  They are less then 10 ft apart.  Is there any "special" cable requirements other than both end have an SC to SC connector type?  Can the core size be 62.5 or does it have to be 50.0? 

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Correct Answer by Leo Laohoo about 6 years 8 months ago

50 and 62.5 is supported. 
Cisco 10GBASE X2 Modules
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5455/ps6574/product_data_sheet0900aecd801f92aa.html

If the entire length of the fibre optic cable is, for example, 50 microns, then it should be ok.  You'll see issues when you have 50 micron patch cords connected to building fibres of 62.5 (or vice versa).

Other than that, it should be fine.

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Leo Laohoo Tue, 04/27/2010 - 15:54

50 and 62.5 is supported. 
Cisco 10GBASE X2 Modules
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5455/ps6574/product_data_sheet0900aecd801f92aa.html

If the entire length of the fibre optic cable is, for example, 50 microns, then it should be ok.  You'll see issues when you have 50 micron patch cords connected to building fibres of 62.5 (or vice versa).

Other than that, it should be fine.

Don't forget to rate our posts.  Thanks.

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