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The EM100-PCI TX Fast Ethernet adapter, designed for PCI servers and workstations, is the fastest way to connect to 10 Mbits/sec and 100Mbits/sec Fast Ethernet networks. This high speed adapter combines flexibility, performance and easy migration from 10BASE-T and 10BASE-2 to 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet.
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Bus System Interface Type

32-bit bus master
External Connectors
RJ-45 female supports CAT 5 UTP cabling for 100BASE-TX
Data Transfer Rate
100 Mbits/sec
System Requirements
PCI Local Bus computers, based on Intel, DEC Alpha, MIPS, and PowerPC processors
Limited lifetime warranty

Standard Compliance

IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX

Board Dimensions

5.075" x 3.9" (12.9cm x 9.9cm) conforms to PCI Short Card specification

Power Consumption

+5 volts @ 1.5 Amp max

Operating Characteristics

0 to 50° C (32-131°F)
5% to 85% non-condensing relative humidity

MTBF (mean time between failures, Bellcore)

Calculated >100,000 hours