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The high performance Model 1170S Series FibreLink Ethernet Extenders provide up to 18.6 miles (30 km) of Ethernet extension over single-mode fiber. The 1170 series is ideal for campus networks, connecting remote LANs, and facilitating the optical last-mile connection to the metropolitan-area network (MAN) and beyond.

The 1170S modems provide a cost effective plug-and-play solution for long-range 10Base-T or 100Base-TX Ethernet extensions. The 1172S offers the added benefit of 10/100 auto-negotiation, making it the perfect choice when planning future upgrades of 10Base-T networks. All 1170S Ethernet Fiber Modems are ultra-miniature in size and feature a shielded RJ-45 Ethernet jack, SC style fiber-optic connections and MDI/MDI-X switch for quick and easy installation. Built-in auto-sensing capabilities enable full or half-duplex Ethernet operation with no configuration required!

Let Patton's FibreLink Ethernet Fiber Modems extend your reach with the speed and security of fiber!


  • Extend Ethernet connections up to 18.6 miles (30 km) over single-mode fiber
  • Future-proofs your network
  • Immune to electromagnetic interference (EMI)
  • Auto-sensing full or half-duplex Ethernet
  • LED status indicators
  • Ultra-miniature package
  • Simple plug-and-play installation
  • MDI or MDI-X capable
  • Made in the USA — This Patton equipment is designed by Patton engineers and built in our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility. Patton's American-made manufacturing process delivers high-quality networking solutions with reliability you can trust.