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Fiber Media Converter Requirement

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I just replaced an old HP switch with a 2810-24G (J9021A) with (4) HP PROCURVE GIGABIT SX-LC MINI MODULES (J4858C). The old media converters (10/100) are not working with this new switch. This switch's new fiber ports are 1000SX; I think i need new media converters that will work with the 1000SX ports and be compatible to the other 10/100 switches that they are currently connected to. Plus the media converter will have to have ST connections. Is there such a thing?
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you need ordinal MultiMode 1000Mbps to rj45 converter
ST connections are not that popular for media converters, so you can get converter with SC connectors and multimode fiber patch cable ST-SC
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You can get 100MB fiber SFPs for the switch, and SOME switches allow the SFPs to be set to 100MB (not many)  but you will be better off replacing the transcievers with 1000BT transcievers.

This is the cheapest I see. Shop around.

//www.google.com/products/catalog?hl=en&ei=IJMBSvXlOpmgMvKVleoH&resnum=0&q=gigabit+transceivers&um=1&ie=UTF-8&cid=9299048952397753366&ei=JpMBSreFOZL2MdXboOcH&sa=X&oi=product_catalog_result&ct=result&resnum=5#ps-sellers

Buy patch cables that match your connectors, the underlying fiber is the same, multimode for the SX.

If you have a  fiber run that is terminated ST that you don't want to get reteminated ST, you can use one of these...

http://www.cablestogo.com/product.asp?cat_id=2312&sku=17646

to connect a new patch to the old fiber run.
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