Ultra-compact, cost effective, 2.5Gbps enabled service demarcation

Extending your network with multi-gigabit services is challenging from both operational and financial aspects. The nFalcon-M (nano Falcon M) creates an intermediate step between 1G and 10G, while delivering full performance and monitoring tools, to address this challenge.

  • M Class, 3rd generation, Falcon
  • Full set of MEF compliant services
  • 5Gbps support on uplinks
  • Advanced QoS and service level traffic management
  • Complete OAM toolbox (802.1ag, Y.1731, RFC2544, Y.1564)
  • Temperature hardened options
  • Layer 3 static routing support
  • Advanced protection mechanisms for link, path, and ring service resilience
  • Compact, low power, Carrier grade, fan-less design
Interfaces & Indicators
  • 2 x 100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP)
  • 2 x 10/100/1000BaseT (RJ45)
Architecture & Forwarding
  • 256MB RAM, 256MB flash memory
  • Flow-based forwarding
  • Performance: wire-speed, on all ports, all frame sizes
  • Switching fabric: 14Gbps, non-blocking
  • MTU: 10K bytes
  • MAC table: 8K addresses
  • VLANs: 4K concurrent
  • Provider bridging: 802.1ad (Q-in-Q)
  • L1-L4 ACLs
  • IGMPv3 snooping
  • MLD snooping
Quality of Service
  • Classification based on L1-L4 information
  • Ingress policing
  • Hierarchical queuing/scheduling
  • Hierarchical shaping
  • Priority-based flow control (802.1Qbb)
  • 4 drop precedence levels w/ WRED and tail drop for CA
  • Storm control: UC, MC, BC
QoS Control Lists


  • Link aggregation: static or LACP
  • Linear protection: G.8031
  • Ring protection: G.8032v2
  • Spanning tree: STP, RSTP, MSTP
  • Loop protection
OAM & Diagnostics
  • IEEE802.3ah link OAM
  • IEEE802.1ag CFM (HW assisted)
  • ITU-T Y.1731 PM
  • RFC2544 traffic generator & analyzer (up to wire speed)
  • L2/L3 loopbacks w/ MAC/IP swap
  • Traffic mirroring and remote mirroring
  • sFlow


  • CLI: Console (RS232), Telnet, SSH1/2
  • SNMP: v1/v2c/v3, extensive MIBs, trap profiles
  • Management VLAN
  • IPv6 management
  • 1x (port/MAC based)
  • DHCP client & relay (incl. option 82)
  • Link discovery: LLDP
  • Remote System Update (TFTP or Web)
  • Configuration upload/download (TFTP or Web)
  • Text based config files
  • Integrated into the NetACE NMS
Power & Environmental
  • Internal Power Supply
  • 36-72VDC
  • Maximum: <12W; typical: <10W
  • Operating temperature up to: -40°C ÷ +65°C (-40°F ÷ 149°F)


  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 42x120x150mm (1.65x4.72x5.90 inch)
  • Weight: ~0.4Kg (0.88 lb)
  • Mounting: Desktop/Rack /Wall


Part #




Compact demarcation device, 2x100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP), 2x10/100/1000BaseT, internal AC power supply



Compact demarcation device, 2x100/1000/2500BaseX (SFP), 2x10/100/1000BaseT, internal DC power supply



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

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