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Quartet/400 is the ultimate performance adapter for PCI servers on 100Mbit/sec. Fast Ethernet networks. With four channels on a single board and optional Full Duplex support, Quartet/400 has the features todays's 32-bit Fast Ethernet servers need to handle Microsoft Windows, graphics, multimedia, database, and mission-critical applications. This innovative adapter provides ample bandwidth for even the most demanding networks. Quartet/400 can support up to four network segments on separate channels--for cumulative throughput of 400-800 Mbits/sec. Add to this the advantages of the PCI Local Bus architecture, and Quartet/400 is clearly the superior Fast Ethernet Solution.
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Bus System Interface Type

PCI Local Bus system
Data Transfer Rate
4 x 100 Mbps
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Ethernet Controller

DECchip LAN coprocessor chip (4)

FIFO Buffer Memory

24 KBytes transmit, 4 KBytes receive (per port)

Hardware Interrupts

PCI interrupt A supports shared interrupts

Base IO or Memory Address

Assigned by BIOS

PCI Configuration Space

Supports DWORD, WORD, and BYTE access

Diagnostic LEDs

Link Integrity

Board Dimensions

9.75" x 4" to conform to PCI Long Card specifications

Power Consumption

+5 V @ 3.5 A max.

Operating Characteristics

32 F to 122 F(0 C to 50 C)
5% to 85% non-condensing Relative Humidity