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Maximum distance supported by a Gen 6 switch

To support a maximum distance of 300 meters on a Brocade gen 5 switch, we need to bring down the speed thru 4 Gbps with an OM3 cable, please can you confirm if the above statement is true..

 

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Manoj

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Re: Maximum distance supported by a Gen 6 switch

see table below:

 

Cable Supported link distances at 2_4_8_10_Gbs.jpg

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