DZS – MX-160 – Compact, High-Performance 24 Port 1U DSLAM/MDU ONU

  • High-Performance 1U DSLAM/MDU ONU (Active Ethernet and GPON Uplinks)
  • 24 Port VDSL2 30a (with ADSL2+ fallback) with optional POTS Splitters
  • SLMS family member supporting industry-leading multimedia traffic management
  • Environmentally Hardened
  • Fiber or Copper Active Ethernet Uplinks with EAPS, RSTP (802.w), or LAG/LACP (802.3ad)
  • Removable Fan Tray
  • WebGUI, CLI, SNMP Management
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The Zhone MX-160/260 provides next generation VDSL2 DSLAM/MDU ONU features in a compact, hardened form-factor that makes it easy and cost-effective to deliver uncompromised triple play services throughout serving area. Models are available with 24 VDSL2 30a Ports with option of integrated POTS splitters.

This MX family product is designed for easy configuration and management via built-in Web Graphical Interface. It’s compact design allows easy deployment in remote cabinets and space constrained central offices.

The MX-160/260 offers multiple Active Ethernet and GPON (MX-260 only) uplink interfaces. The Fast/Gigabit Ethernet interfaces on MX family products can be configured as linear, ring, or aggregated links.

Zhone’s MX-160/260 VDSL2 solution offers full-rate VDSL2 30a performance for packet-based service delivery. This low-power, fully programmable, high performance solution enables service providers to
cost-effectively generate additional revenue through their triple-play offering, including the different iterations of video services emerging in the marketplace. As an end-to-end solution, Zhone offers VDSL2 CPE and CO products to offer high-speed, long reach and low cost solutions for multi-tenant and multi-dwelling unit (MxU), remote terminal and CO deployments.

Ease of Management
MX-160/260 provides simple yet powerful management facility via embedded Web GUI along with complete NMS integration.

Triple Play Services
MX-160/260 includes high-performance packet switching with advanced IP capabilities to deliver secure, reliable, and efficient voice, data, and video services. Now service providers can offer compelling bundles of multi-line voice, high-speed Internet access, and multi-set IP video (including HDTV) over their existing copper infrastructure.

MX-160/260 is defined by its ease of use and packet processing/switching capability to support rich triple-play services on each subscriber port.

Optical or Copper Transport
MX-160/260 provides multiple SFP-based and RJ45 Fast/Gigabit Ethernet uplinks, supporting both copper and fiber, to provide simple cost-effective transport. The FastE/GigE ports allow point-to-point, link aggregation, and daisy-chained linear or ring deployments, and on rings the MX-160/260 provides standards-based EAPS support.

End-to-End Access Management
The easy-to-use Zhone Management System (ZMS) provides OSMINE-certified management and provisioning across the access network, from CPE to the Central Office. The MX-160/260 is fully remote managed, allowing carriers to reduce service turn-up intervals, reduce truck rolls, and ultimately, improve customer service.

Additional information



MX-160, MX-260

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