Carrier-grade 10 Gigabit demarcation and local aggregation system

µFalcon-MX is a high performance, 10G service demarcation and local aggregation device that delivers business-class access services in compact form factor, and designed for extended temperature ranges.

Among its unique capabilities is 2.5GE support, providing an intermediate step for high-speed access, and advanced timing functions, benefiting from Fibrolan's Timing portfolio and technology.

  • 10G service aggregation/demarcation unit for business Ethernet and mobile backhaul
  • Based on 3rd generation Falcon platform with 34Gbps non-blocking throughput
  • Full set of MEF CE2.0 compliant services
  • Advanced QoS and service level traffic management 
  • Complete OAM toolbox (802.1ag, Y.1731, RFC2544, Y.1564) for OPEX reduction
  • Advanced high speed protection mechanisms for link, path, and ring service resilience
  • 2.5Gbps support on optical ports
  • Layer 3 static routing
  • Compact, low power consumption, fan-less design
Interfaces & Indicators
  • 4 x 100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP)
  • 2 x 10/100/1000BaseT (RJ45)
  • 2 x 1/2.5/10G (SFP+, Uplink)

Architecture & Forwarding

  • Hybrid (ASIC-FPGA) HW architecture
  • 256MB RAM, 256MB flash memory
  • L2 forwarding (802.1D MAC bridging)
  • Flow-based forwarding
  • Performance: wire-speed, on all ports, all frame sizes
  • Switching fabric: 34Gbps, non-blocking
  • MTU: 10K bytes
  • MAC table: 16K addresses
  • VLANs: 4K concurrent
  • Provider bridging: 802.1ad (Q-in-Q)
  • Private VLANS
  • L1-L4 ACLs
  • Multicast:
    • IGMPv3 snooping
    • MLD snooping
    • Up to 8K MC groups

Quality of Service

  • Classification based on L1-L4 information
  • Ingress policing per flow (MEF BW profiles)
  • Two rate, 3-color marking
  • Hierarchical queuing/scheduling
  • Hierarchical shaping
  • Priority based flow control (802.1Qbb)
  • Scheduling: Strict and DWRR (WFQ equivalent)
  • 4 drop precedence levels w/ WRED and tail drop for CA
  • P-bit and DSCP remarking
  • Storm control: UC, MC, BC
  • QoS Control Lists
  • Compliant with 3GPP QoS requirements for LTE backhaul


  • Link aggregation: static or LACP
  • Linear protection: G.8031
  • Ring protection: G.8032v2
  • Fault propagation
  • Spanning tree: STP, RSTP, MSTP
  • Loop protection

OAM & Diagnostics

  • IEEE802.3ah link OAM
  • IEEE802.1ag CFM
  • ITU-T Y.1731 PM
  • RFC2544 traffic generator & analyzer (HW based)
  • L2 loopbacks with MAC swap
  • SFP diagnostics (SFF-8472)
  • Traffic mirroring and Remote mirroring
  • Throughput metering
  • sFlow


  • CLI: Console (RS232), Telnet, SSH1/2
  • SNMP: v1/v2c/v3, extensive MIBs
  • Multiple Management VLANsupport
  • IPv6 management
  • 802.1x (port/MAC based)
  • DHCP client & relay (incl. option 82)
  • Link discovery: LLDP
  • Integrated NTP client and Server
  • Text based config files
  • Integrated into the NetACE NMS


  • Synchronous Ethernet (/G /S models)
  • 8261, G.8262 (/G /S models)
  • ESMC (G.8264, /G /S models)
  • Built-in Stratum 3 clock (/G /S models)
  • 2 x SMA connectors for 1PPS/Clk, in/out (/G /S models)
  • Physical interfaces: (/G /S models)
    • 2 x SMA connectors for 1PPS/Clk, in/out
    • BITS
    • ToD/1PPS
    • GNSS active antenna (5VDC) (/G models)
  • IEEE1588-2008 (PTP):
    • Ordinary Clock (master, slave)
    • Transparent Clock
    • Boundary Clock

 Power & Environmental

  • Internal Power Supply:
    • AC/DC: 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz or 125VDC
    • DC: 20-60VDC,ST connector
  • Power consumption:
    • Maximum: <20W; typical: <15W
  • Passive cooling (fan-less design)
  • Operating temperature:
    • Standard: -10°C ÷ +50°C (14°F ÷ 122°F)
    • Extended: -40°C ÷ +65°C (-40°F ÷ 149°F)


Part #




Access Service Gateway, 4x100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP), 2x10/100/1000BaseT, 2x 1/10GE (SFP+), internal AC power supply ,CE SW license



Access Service Gateway, 4x100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP), 2x10/100/1000BaseT, 2x 1/10GE (SFP+), internal DC (20-60VDC) power supply, CE SW license



- Specifications are subject to change w/o prior notice
- For a complete list of available Falcon models, please contact Fibrolan


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