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Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:25 pm
by bigcw
Was about to buy a pair of Mikrotik 10G SFP+'s but just spotted my supplier has a twin pack of Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G for less than half the price of a single Mikrotik module.

I've never had any problem with Mikrotik gear being fussy about other vendor's optics, but has anyone tried using these modules and able to confirm first hand whether they work? (or don't work?)

Thanks, Chris

Re: Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:06 am
by djdrastic
Haven't used these ones yet but I'd be very very surprised if you run into issues.I know the Ubnt SFP MMF modules work fine in all my MTK equipment.

Most of these SFP modules come from a handful of huge factories in Asian pumping these things out in huge volumes for OEMS.I think all my Dell SFP modules say they were produced by Finisar and the kind folks at Dell put a sticker on top and jacked the price up by around 5 times what a unbranded Finisar module would cost me


For more info http://packetpushers.net/overpriced-optics-by-oems/

Re: Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:02 am
by bigcw
I'm well aware that most are made by the same company. I've had good success with both Prolabs and Solid Optics in the past with their 'OEM' optics with manufacturer coding in them. It's just an i2c EEPROM inside with the manufacturer's secret code in it that turns them from one brand to another.

Actually I saw a project a few years ago that used an Arduino to reprogram the EEPROMs. You just needed to butcher an old switch to get an SFP socket. Can't find the link now though annoyingly.

Chris

Re: Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 5:52 pm
by bigcw
Replying to my own thread.... seems the answer is 'yes' they do work, in my scenario at least. I'm going from a CCR1009 to a CRS226.

Strange though that the CCR does not show the SFP information (vendor, serial, etc) and does not give options to advertise 10G speed even though it says it is linked at 10G.
ccr1009.png
The CRS226 does, however:
crs226.png
Just updated the CCR to the latest ROS in case that solved it but no change. Any staff member care to comment on why this is?

Chris

Re: Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:37 am
by JeffShope
We buy some SFP+ AOC cables from optcore.net, and it works well up to know.

Re: Ubiquiti UF-SM-10G optic in Mikrotik

Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:34 am
by maxpower
Using UF-SM-10G in between CRS317-1G-16S+ and port flaps up and down 10 times a day... The strange thing sometimes port flaps only on side (time is synchronized, fw is the same):
CORE
mar/23 11:46:43 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
mar/23 11:46:44 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 15:55:33 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
mar/23 15:55:34 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 21:20:22 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
mar/23 21:20:23 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
01:38:54 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
01:38:55 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
02:26:46 interface,info sfp-sfpplus1-3311 link down
02:26:47 interface,info sfp-sfpplus1-3311 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
02:50:01 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
02:50:02 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
06:41:27 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link down
06:41:28 interface,info sfp-sfpplus5-4422 link up (speed 10G, full duplex)

4422
mar/23 03:05:01 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 03:05:02 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 13:28:16 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 13:28:17 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 14:03:10 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 14:03:11 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 15:11:06 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 15:11:07 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 15:53:22 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 15:53:23 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
mar/23 17:36:29 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
mar/23 17:36:30 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
04:53:50 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
04:53:51 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex)
08:21:18 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link down
08:21:19 interface,info sfp-sfpplus16-CORE link up (speed 10G, full duplex