VC-231G – Planet Ethernet Over VDSL2 (Twisted Pair) Converter Gigabit

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PLANET VC-231G, a new-generation and high-performance Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter, works well with a pervasive telephone line network with a symmetric data rate of up to 150/150Mbps over a distance of 300m and 22/10Mbps over a long distance of 1.4km. It is based on the two-core networking technology, Gigabit Ethernet and VDSL2 (Very-high-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line 2). The VDSL2 technology offers absolutely the fastest data transmission speed over the existing copper telephone lines without the need of rewiring.

  • ITU-T G.993.5 G.vectoring and G.INP
  • DMT-based coding technology
  • Additional splitter to share voice and data
  • CO/CPE mode selectable via DIP switch
  • Selectable target band plan and SNR margin
  • Up to 150/150Mbps bandwidth (in G.INP, Sym, 8dB mode)
  • 1 10/100/1000BASE-TX LAN ports
  • Complies with IEEE 802.3, 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u, 100BASE-TX and IEEE 802.3x, flow control Ethernet standards
  • Half duplex back pressure and IEEE 802.3x full duplex pause frame flow control
  • One RJ11 connector for VDSL port with VDSL connection
  • Voice and data communication can be shared simultaneously based on the existing telephone wire
  • Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tag transparency
  • VDSL2 standalone transceiver for simple bridge modem application
  • Advantage of minimum installation time (Simply by Plug-and-Play)
  • Supports extensive LED indicators for network diagnosis
  • Co-work with PLANET media converter chassis (MC-700/MC-1500/ MC-1500R/MC-1500R48)
  • Compact in size and easy to install
VC-231G - Planet Ethernet Over VDSL2 (Twisted Pair) Converter Gigabit
Hardware Specifications
LAN Ports 1 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 auto-MDI/MDI-X ports
VDSL Port 1 VDSL2 RJ11 female phone jack
Twisted-pair telephone wires (AWG-24 or better) up to 1.4km
Phone Port Additional splitter for POTS connection
Dimensions (W x D x H) 97 x 70 x 26 mm
Weight 184g
Power Requirements DC 5V, 2A external power
LED Indicators 1 power: Green
1 1000BASE-T LNK/ACT: Green
1 100BASE-TX LNK/ACK: Green
1 VDSL:Green
1 CO: Green
1 CPE: Green
Housing Metal
DIP Switch & Functionality 4-position DIP switch
CO or CPE mode selectable
Selectable G.INP and interleaved mode
Selectable target Band plan
Selectable target SNR mode
Switch Specifications
Switch Processing Scheme Store-and-Forward
Address Table 2K entries
Flow Control Back pressure for half duplex
IEEE 802.3x pause frame for full duplex
Maximum Packet Size 1522bytes
System Specifications
VDSL Compliance VDSL-DMT:
ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
ITU-T G.997.1
ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a support)
ITU-T G.993.5 G.vectoring
ITU-T G.998
ADSL Compliance Capable of ADSL2/2+ standard:

ITU G.992.3 G.dmt.bis

ITU G.992.5 G.dmt.bisplus

Data Rate: Up to 24Mbp


CO, Interleave, Asym, 8dB

200M -> 190Mbps/87Mbps
400M -> 161Mbps/60Mbps
600M -> 118Mbps/36Mbps
800M -> 59Mbps/24Mbps
1000M -> 47Mbps/7Mbps
1200M -> 39Mbps/4Mbps
1400M -> 25Mbps/4Mbps

CO, Interleave, Sym, 8dB

200M -> 147Mbps/139Mbps
400M -> 112Mbps/110Mbps
600M -> 75Mbps/73Mbps
800M -> 44Mbps/44Mbps
1000M -> 26Mbps/25Mbps
1200M -> 24Mbps/13Mbps
1400M -> 20Mbps/9Mbps

G.INP, ASym, 8dB

200M -> 197Mbps/101Mbps
400M -> 168Mbps/65Mbps
600M -> 109Mbps/34Mbps
800M -> 65Mbps/20Mbps
1000M -> 53Mbps/7Mbps
1200M -> 44Mbps/4Mbps
1400M -> 28Mbps/4Mbps

G.INP, sym, 8dB

200M -> 150Mbps/150Mbps
400M -> 117Mbps/117Mbps
600M -> 77Mbps/77Mbps
800M -> 43Mbps/43Mbps
1000M -> 29Mbps/28Mbps
1200M -> 27Mbps/15Mbps
1400M -> 22Mbps/10Mbps

CO, Interleave, Asym, 12dB

200M -> 178Mbps/84Mbps
400M -> 143Mbps/53Mbps
600M -> 99Mbps/32Mbps 
800M -> 48Mbps/22Mbps
1000M -> 41Mbps/5Mbps
1200M -> 33Mbps/3Mbps
1400M -> 23Mbps/3Mbps

CO, Interleave, Sym, 12dB

200M -> 135Mbps/127Mbps
400M -> 96Mbps/96Mbps
600M -> 61Mbps/59Mbps
800M -> 40Mbps/40Mbps
1000M -> 23Mbps/18Mbps
1200M -> 22Mbps/9Mbps
1400M -> 16Mbps/7Mbps

G.INP, Asym, 12dB

200M -> 185Mbps/89Mbps
400M -> 148Mbps/54Mbps
600M -> 95Mbps/32Mbps
800M -> 58Mbps/14Mbps
1000M -> 46Mbps/6Mbps
1200M -> 37Mbps/3Mbps
1400M -> 25Mbps/3Mbps

G.INP, Sym, 12dB

200M -> 140Mbps/140Mbps
400M -> 97Mbps/97Mbps
600M -> 60Mbps/60Mbps
800M -> 35Mbps/35Mbps
1000M -> 26Mbps/21Mbps
1200M -> 25Mbps/11Mbps
1400M -> 18Mbps/8Mbps

Standards Conformance
Standards Compliance IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
IEEE 802.3u Fast Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control
IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
ITU-T G.997.1
ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 (Profile 17a/30a support)
ITU-T G.993.5 G.Vectoring & G.INP
ITU-T G.998
Ordering Information


1-Port 10/100/1000T Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter (30a profile w/ G.vectoring)
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