Conect SFP+ to RJ45 10GBase-T – Netgear Nighthawk X10

QNAP HS-453DX NAS with my Netgear Nighthawk X10

I’ve seen lots of your YouTube videos and I’m looking at acquiring a QNAP HS-453DX NAS to attach to my Netgear NightHawk R9000 X10 router.

As you know, the NAS has one 10 GbE RJ45 connector and the Nighthawk has a 10 GbE SFP+ LAN connector.

To maximize transfer speed for Plex I’d like to use my router’s SFP+ port to the 10 GbE on the NAS.

What kind of adapter/cable do I need to attach this NAS to my router?

The answer is very simple. You need 10GbE sfp+ adapter. It costs around 100$ but it is fairly straight forward and easy to use. If you need more specs and video guide, I have added some of that bellow.

I hope this helps.

The 10G-SFP-T copper transceiver module is a high performance integrated duplex data link for bi-directional communication over copper cable. It is specifically designed for high speed communication links that require 10 Gigabit Ethernet over Cat 6a/7 cable. This is the first SFP+ transceiver that offers 10 Gb/s communication over this type of media.

Supports Links up to 30m using Cat 6a/7 Cable
SFF-8431 and SFF-8432 MSA Compliant
IEEE 802.3az Compliant
Low Power Consumption (2.5W MAX @ 30m)
Fast Retrain EMI Cancellation Algorithm
Low EMI Emissions
I2C 2-Wire Interface for Serial ID and PHY Register Access
Auto-negotiates with other 10GBase-T PHYs
Supports 100/1000Base-T using Cat 5e cable or better
MDI/MDIX Crossover
Multiple Loopback Modes for Testing and Troubleshooting
Built-in Cable Monitoring and Link Cable Length Measurements Opens/Shorts
Robust Die Cast Housing
Bail Latch Style ejector mechanism
Unshielded and Shielded cable support



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