ION 10 Gigabit Ethernet Remotely Managed Media and Rate Converter NID

ION 10 Gigabit Ethernet Remotely Managed Media and Rate Converter NID
10GBase-X to 10GBase-X + 10/100/1000Base-T with Remote Layer 2 Management


Product Details

SKU C4221-4848

(2) 10GBase-X SFP+ slot (empty) + (1) 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 ports


The ION C4221 Network Interface Device (NID) is a remotely managed product that offers management via the ION Management Module for secure delivery of Ethernet services for business and mobile backhaul applications. The C4221 is a 10 Gig product with advanced features like remote management of the local and remote cards, VLAN, jumbo frame support, and bandwidth allocation of 10 Gig interfaces. The C4221 offers the additional functionality of a rate converter by also offering a 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 port allowing 10/100/1000 based devices to connect to 10 Gigabit Ethernet fiber backbone.


  • Full non-blocking switching on all interfaces
  • (2) 10 Gig SFP+ ports supporting 100FX, 1000X, SGMII, and 10 Gig
  • SFP ports individually support same or different speeds simultaneously
  • (1) 10/100/1000Base-T port
  • Local and remote units can be fully managed by the ION platform
  • IPv4 IP TOS, DiffServ and IPv6 traffic class QoS classification via IONMM
  • Bandwidth Allocation, per port, from 1 Gig to 10 Gig in 1 Gig increments
  • Basic VLAN support
  • Jumbo frame support, up to 10,240 bytes
  • 16K maximum MAC Addresses
  • 8Mbit shared buffer memory
  • Remote firmware upgrades
  • Auto-MDI/MDIX
  • Auto-Negotiation
  • Can be used in the ION 19-Slot, 6-Slot, and 1-Slot chassis
  • Management provided by IONMM
    • DHCP client
    • Telnet
    • Command Line Interface (CLI)
    • Web management
    • SNMP v1, v2c, and v3
    • Management VLAN

Features Coming Soon

  • SFP+ DMI monitoring
  • Fully compliant with OAM from IEEE 802.3ah – 2004 standard
  • Loopback
  • IEEE 802.1p QoS
  • Transparent Link Pass Through
  • Utilizes USB Type B connector for basic setup
  • Full IEEE 802.1Q VLAN and double VLAN tagging
  • RMON/Statistics counters per port
  • Pause
  • IP-addressable management support
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.1X


Standards IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3x
IEEE 802.3z
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.3ae
Ports (1) Copper RJ-45 10/100/1000Base-T port
(2) Fiber 10 Gig SFP+ ports supporting 100FX, 1000X, SGMII, and 10 Gig
USB port for basic setup
Status LEDs Power
SFP+ Link/Activity for each port
TP – Left LED: Duplex, TP Link/Activity
TP – Right LED: TP Speed
USB – Activity
Switches/Jumpers One jumper to load factory defaults
Dimensions Width: 0.86" [21.85 mm]
Depth: 6.5” [165 mm]
Height: 3.4” [86.36 mm]
Power Input ION Chassis Backplane
Power Consumption 6.24 Watts, 520mA!@ 12VDC
Environment Operating: 0°C to 50°C
Storage: -40°C to 85°C
Humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
Altitude: 0 – 10,000 ft.
Weight 1 lb. [0.45 kg]
Compliance Safety: CE Mark; Emissions: EN55022 Class A;
Immunity: EN55024
Warranty 10 Years

Ordering Information

SKU Description  

(2) 10GBase-X SFP+ slot (empty) + (1) 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 ports

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