UniFi - Which SFPs can I use with UniFi switch?

Answer


The Ubiquiti U Fiber modules are officially supported and compatible with all EdgeSwitch, EdgeRouter, UniFi switch and UniFi Security Gateway models having SFP or SFP+ ports. Multi-mode and single mode SFP and SFP+ models are available, including single mode BiDi models.

For SFP ports:

  • UF-MM-1G
  • UF-SM-1G-S

For SFP+ ports:

  • UF-MM-10G
  • UF-SM-10G
  • UF-SM-10G-S

The list below includes third-party SFP/SFP+ transceivers that have been tested by community members. Please note that these should work, but we cannot assure that they will. Some modules will have multiple hardware revisions, and while one revision may work (i.e. 1.0), it's possible that a newer revision (i.e. 1.1, 1.2, etc.) of the same module may not work. 

We do, however, offer direct support for our own modules.

  • Addon 1000BASE-LX SFP MMF
  • Addon 1000BASE-SX SFP MMF
  • Brocade  10G-SFPP-TWX-0101
  • Cisco GLC-LH-SM 30-1299-01 SFP
  • Cisco GLC-SX-MM
  • Cisco GLC-SX-MM 1000BASE-SX SFP
  • Cisco SFP-H10GB-CU1M
  • Dell FTLF1318P3BTL
  • Dell FTLF8519P2BNL
  • Dell FTLX1371D3BCL
  • Dell FTLX8571D3BCL
  • FCI 10110818-2030LF
  • Finisar FTLF8524P2BNL
  • HP J4858C
  • MaxxWave MX-SX-MM-US 10G + 1.25G
  • MGB-SX 1000Base-SX
  • Mikrotik S-3553LC0D
  • Mikrotik S+31DLC10D
  • Mikrotik S+85DLC03D
  • Solid-Optics 'SFP-GE-L-SO' 1000Mbps
  • SourceLight SLS-1285-S5-D

 

1000Base-LX

  • FiberStore SFP1G-LX-31 1310nm (SingleMode SFPs): with 8-Port switch set the Negotiation to 1G fixed. On the 24-port Autonegotiation works fine.
  • Finisar FTLX1471D3BCV (dual rate - single-mode)
  • HP J4859B - (Finisar FTRJ1319P1BTL-PT Rev A)
  • HP J4859C - (Intel TXN221200000005) - no OTDR output (show fiber-ports optical-transceiver all)

 

1000Base-SX

  • Cisco MGBSX1 Gigabit SX Mini-GBIC SFP Transceiver
  • Fiberstore SFP-1G85-5M (multi-mode)
  • Finisar FTLF8524P3BNL (multi-mode)
  • HP J4858A (3rd party) - (FINISAR FTRJ-8519-7D) - no OTDR output

1000Base-T

  • Cisco GLC-T - (CISCO-FINISAR FCMJ-8521-3-CSC Rev 4)
  • Delta LCP-1250RJ3SR - (DELTA LCP-1250RJ3SR Rev 0000) 
  • Fiberstore SFP-GB-GE-T Module
  • Mikrotik S-RJ01 (not compatible)

 

10GBase-LR

  • Finisar FTLX1471D3BCV (dual rate - single-mode)

10GBase-SR

  • Cisco SFP-10G-SR
  • Fiberstore SFP-10G85-3M (multi-mode)
  • Finisar FTLX8571D3BCL (multi-mode)

DAC/Twinax

  • Addon SFP-10G-PDAC1M-AO
  • Juniper ex-sfp-10ge-dac-1m - (Amphenol 584990001 Rev A)
    • This is a 10g DAC that appears to link up at 1g when both ends are plugged into the two SFP slots of the ES-24-250W
    • I haven't tested sending traffic over this cable, as I only have one ES-24-250W, and Juniper equipment wants to link up at 10g when using this DAC
  • MikroTik S+DA0001
  • Molex 74742-0001

 

The following SFP/SFP+ transceivers have been tested by community members, but may not work reliably. They are not recommended for use with UniFi switch.

  • TP-LINK TL-SM311LS ** may not work on newer firmware, may also depend on module version
  • TP-LINK TL-SM311LM ** may not work on newer firmware, may also depend on module version
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