VC-231GP – 1-Port 10/100/1000T 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter

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Part Number:VC-231GP

The VC-231GP, a PLANET Long Reach Ethernet (LRE) solution, is a Single-port Gigabit Ethernet-over-VDSL2 Converter with PoE injector function that is installed at a remote location connecting and injecting power to a PoE IP camera, wireless AP, or IP VoIP phone. It is integrated with three advanced technologies: VDSL2/ADSL2+ Digital Subscriber Line technologies, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus.

The VC-231GP works with PLANET VDSL2 converters or multiple-channel VDSL2 switches to be able to simultaneously transmit Ethernet data over a distance of up to 1.4km over phone wire. It forwards the Ethernet data and provides a maximum of 30-watt power output over an additional 100m UTP cable to a remote POE IP device for network deployment.

Physical Ports

  • 1-port 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 with IEEE 802.3af/802.3at PoE Injector
  • 1 RJ11, connector for xDSL port with VDSL2 or ADSL2+ connection

Power over Ethernet

  • Complies with IEEE 802.3at/af PoE Plus end-span PSE
  • Supports PoE power up to 30.8 watts per PoE port
  • Provides DC 52V power over RJ45 Ethernet cable to PD with Ethernet port
  • Auto-detects IEEE 802.3at/af equipment and protects devices from being damaged by incorrect installation
  • Remote power feeding up to 100m
  • IEEE 802.3at/af splitter devices compatible

VDSL2 Features

  • VDSL2 stand-alone transceiver for simple bridge modem application
  • Cost-effective bridge function to connect two Ethernet LANs
  • Point-to-multipoint application: Compatible with PLANET and third-party VDSL2 IP DSLAM for last-mile solution
  • Point-to-point application: LAN to LAN extension over phone wire
  • Up to 150/150Mbps bandwidth (in G.INP, Sym, 8dB mode)
  • Voice and data communication can be shared simultaneously based on the existing telephone wire with distance up to 1.4km
  • ITU-T G.993.2 VDSL2 standard
  • ITU-T G.993.5 G.Vectoring and G.INP
  • DMT-based coding technology 
  • CO/CPE mode selectable via DIP switch
  • Selectable target band plan (symmetric and asymmetric) and SNR margin
  • Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tag transparency

Hardware and Installation

  • Compact size, wall-mountable design; ideal solution for space-limited locations
  • Advantage of minimum installation time (Simply by Plug and Play)
  • Metal case, good for heat sinking
  • Supports extensive LED indicators for network diagnosis
  • Additional POTS splitter to share voice and data
  • Supports 6KV DC Ethernet ESD protection
VC-231GP - 1-Port 10/100/1000T 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter
Hardware Specifications
LAN Port 1 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 auto-MDI/MDI-X port
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
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
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
1 PoE-in-use: Amber
ESD Protection 6KV DC
Enclosure Metal
Installation Wall mount or DIN rail with optional kit
Dimensions (W x D x H) 97 x 70 x 26 mm
Weight 206g
Power Requirements DC 54V, 0.74A external power
Power Consumption (VDSL2 + Ethernet + PoE) CO Mode: 32.4 watts/110BTU
CPE Mode : 32 watts/109BTU
Power Over Ethernet
PoE Standard IEEE 802.3at PoE+ PSE
PoE Power Output Budget DC 52V, 30 watts
PoE Power Supply Type End-span
Power PIN Assignment 1/2(+), 3/6(-)
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 1522 bytes
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 24Mbps
Performance* (Downstream/Upstream)

Interleave, Asym, 8dB

200M ----> 190Mbps/90Mbps
400M ----> 163Mbps/64Mbps
600M ----> 110Mbps/34Mbps
800M ----> 73Mbps/18Mbps
1000M --> 49Mbps/10Mbps
1200M --> 39Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 25Mbps/6Mbps

Interleave, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 149Mbps/141Mbps
400M ----> 116Mbps/115Mbps
600M ----> 72Mbps/70Mbps
800M ----> 45Mbps/44Mbps
1000M --> 26Mbps/16Mbps
1200M --> 26Mbps/12Mbps
1400M --> 29Mbps/12Mbps

G.INP, Asym, 8dB

200M ----> 192Mbps/93Mbps
400M ----> 159Mbps/64Mbps
600M ----> 106Mbps/37Mbps
800M ----> 68Mbps/19Mbps
1000M --> 49Mbps/8Mbps
1200M --> 29Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 26Mbps/6Mbps

G.INP, Sym, 8dB

200M ----> 150Mbps/150Mbps
400M ----> 114Mbps/113Mbps
600M ----> 69Mbps/69Mbps
800M ----> 49Mbps/39Mbps
1000M --> 27Mbps/24Mbps
1200M --> 26Mbps/12Mbps
1400M --> 21Mbps/11Mbps

Interleave, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 177Mbps/83Mbps
400M ----> 145Mbps/57Mbps
600M ----> 92Mbps/31Mbps
800M ----> 59Mbps/15Mbps
1000M --> 44Mbps/10Mbps
1200M --> 32Mbps/6Mbps
1400M --> 22Mbps/3Mbps

Interleave, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 136Mbps/129Mbps
400M ----> 100Mbps/101Mbps
600M ----> 58Mbps/57Mbps
800M ----> 42Mbps/36Mbps
1000M --> 23Mbps/12Mbps
1200M --> 23Mbps/10Mbps
1400M --> 17Mbps/11Mbps

G.INP, Asym, 12dB

200M ----> 177Mbps/85Mbps
400M ----> 144Mbps/51Mbps
600M ----> 87Mbps/29Mbps
800M ----> 55Mbps/15Mbps
1000M --> 40Mbps/8Mbps
1200M --> 38Mbps/8Mbps
1400M --> 26Mbps/4Mbps

G.INP, Sym, 12dB

200M ----> 136Mbps/133Mbps
400M ----> 97Mbps/102Mbps
600M ----> 54Mbps/56Mbps
800M ----> 40Mbps/35Mbps
1000M --> 24Mbps/22Mbps
1200M --> 24Mbps/9Mbps
1400M --> 18Mbps/12Mbps

Standards Conformance
Standards Conformance 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
IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet Plus
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
xDSL Compatibility
Temperature Operating: 0~50 degrees C
Storage: -10~70 degrees C
Humidity Operating: 5~95% (non-condensing)
Storage: 5~95% (non-condensing)
Ordering Information


1-Port 10/100/1000T 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet to VDSL2 Converter (30a profile w/G.Vectoring)
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