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Topic # 223237 20-Sep-2017 12:29
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Where can you buy fibre cables and SFPs (10Gbit) in Auckland?

 

Russells said it would take a couple weeks to get orders and the prices were quite high.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1869295 20-Sep-2017 12:38
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SFP's aren't something an electrical wholesaler would normally carry - that's the sort of thing you'd get from an IT distributor. For 10GB it really depends of you're needing something that's Cisco/Juniper compatible but Snappernet do carry a good range and would have them in stock.

 

Any good electrical/data wholesaler should carry fibre cables and have them in stock. PB Tech also stock a good selection in store. If you want to order online cablesdirect are a good option.

 

 


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  Reply # 1869347 20-Sep-2017 13:30
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I use these guys a lot  - www.cablemax.co.nz


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  Reply # 1869348 20-Sep-2017 13:31
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10GB SFPs depending on if you want SX or LX can vary greatly in price. Picked up a Cisco Certificated 10k 10G LX SFP for $3.5k which I thought was extortionate.






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  Reply # 1869410 20-Sep-2017 14:31
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Cheap cheap:  http://www.fs.com/

 

 

 

(had very good feedback sites with large DCs)


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  Reply # 1869474 20-Sep-2017 15:13
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Cheap cheap:  http://www.fs.com/

 

 

 

(had very good feedback sites with large DCs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFP+ modules for $20 not sure I would trust them......


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  Reply # 1869501 20-Sep-2017 15:30
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I have several very large partners/customers who use them. Nothing but positive feedback.


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  Reply # 1869516 20-Sep-2017 15:44
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I know a few companies that use fs.com. They are cheap enough that they just buy a couple and if one fails its still cheaper than one branded one.


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  Reply # 1869523 20-Sep-2017 15:54
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vulcannz:

 

I have several very large partners/customers who use them. Nothing but positive feedback.

 

 

 

 

I second this, orders take 1-2 weeks to arrive, quality is excellent.


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