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FDDI Local Area Network

You can attach the printer to a host FDDI through the FDDI Single Station fiber adapter. The adapter is installed in the printer AFCCU. The attachment complies with the following:

The Infoprint 3000 can be located a maximum distance of 2 kilometers from the 8260 Multiprotocol Intelligent Switching Hub or RS/6000 processor using 62.5/125 micron multimode fiber. For more information, refer to 8260 publications.

The FDDI adapter cable PN 19G4867 (20 meters in length) is included with the printer. This 62.5/125 multimode fiber cable has a Subscriber Connector (also referred to as a SC connector) on each end. There are similar cables with other part numbers that can be ordered in addition to the one that is shipped with the machine. These cables have lengths of 2, 4, 6, 10 meters, and custom lengths. They can be ordered by calling 1-800-388-7080.

Attention

Because FDDI cables are made of a fiber optic material, you should consider the following limitations when planning the location of a printer with FDDI connections:

For other cable types, contact IBM Connectivity Service through your IBM Marketing Representative.