Part of the Media Links 100G Eco-system

Aggregation Switching





Part of the Media Links 100G Ecosystem, the MDX48x6C Aggregation Switch supports up to 48 ports of 1/10/25 GbE connections each along with 6 x 40/100 GbE uplink connections.

Part of the Media Links 100G Eco-system

The MDX48x6C 100G Aggregation Switch

Designed to combine compressed and uncompressed video / audio streams as well as TCP traffic over IP, the MDX series is ideal for end-to-end contribution to distribution networks with guaranteed bandwidth and low latency. All Media Links’ MDX switches offer 100% Quality of Service (QoS) and our non-blocking switch architecture for feature-rich solutions across multicast applications.

  • 48 x SFP28 (1G/10G/25G) + 6 x QSFP28 (100G)
  • Switching capacity of 1.8 Tbps
  • Forwarding rate of 2.6 Bpps
  • Hot-swappable, load-sharing redundant PSUs (AC/DC)
  • 5+1 redundant, hot-swappable, configurable fan modules
  • NEBS certified
  • Energy efficient: 310W (typical w/o optics), max 510W
  • 1RU, 43.84(W) x 47.3(D) x 4.35(H) cm
  • 9.43Kg (20.78lb) w/ two PSUs
  • 1x RJ45 serial console
  • 1x RJ45 1000BASE-T management
  • 1x USB Type-A storage
  • All ports on front; PSU and fans accessible from rear
  • LLDP with MD8000/MDX/MDP Product Families
  • Uni-directional operation for bi-directional two fiber optical

*Features and specification subject to change. Contact your Sales team for details

Front and rear ports

Physical dimensions/weight

The Media Links MDX48x6C is a high performance non-blocking multicast switch designed specifically for aggregating IP Media streams and operating in conjunction with Media Links’ MD8000 and MDP Series product portfolios. Contained in a compact 1RU form factor with NEBS certification, the MDX48x6C provides line rate L2 and L3 switching, supporting up to 48 x 10/25GbE and 6 x 40/100GbE connections.

Handling both compressed and uncompressed video/audio streams as well as bidirectional TCP-over-IP data traffic, the MDX48x6C is designed with a non blocking architecture for multicast streams, and for no packet loss at full bandwidth via selection of various configurations. The switch also incorporates several safeguards such as Loop/Flood Protection, Over Subscription, and Per Flow Bandwidth Management to maximize performance while preventing/minimizing the propensity of service interruptions.

Low power consumption separates this device from similar competitive offerings. The hardware provides High Availability features including redundant, hot swappable AC, -48VDC or 12VDC power inputs, redundant fan modules and configurable airflows. The MDX48x6C is loaded with the Open Network Install Environment (ONIE) which supports the installation of compatible Network Operating System software for SDN/NFV capability.

  • Carrier Class Media Delivery Networks
  • High Performance Studio Interconnects
  • Flawless Contribution Video Transport
  • Contribution Video over Terrestrial and Satellite Networks