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Gigabit Ethernet TX (copper) TCP/IP Local Area Network

Note:
Use attachment Feature Code 9982/4182 for AFCCU microcode level 11.x and earlier. Use attachment Feature Code 9682/6482 for AFCCU microcode level 12.0 and later.

The Gigabit Ethernet TX feature is a TCP/IP attachment that offers high speed data transfers using standard Category 5 or 6 UTP copper cabling.

This feature is also known as 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet or 1000BASE-T.

The Gigabit Ethernet TX feature can be used to connect to a print server running PSF or Infoprint Manager software. The connection to the server can be direct (point-to-point) or through standard Gigabit Ethernet TX (copper) LAN connections.

The attachment complies with the IEEE 802.3ab standard which is part of the 802.3 (2000) standard.

The Gigabit Ethernet TX attachment is a 10/100/1000BASE-T PCI adapter that utilizes a RJ-45 connector to connect to a Category 5 or 6 Ethernet cable. When used with standard Category 5 or 6 Ethernet cabling, the maximum cable segment distance is 100 meters.

This attachment supports 10 Mb, 100Mb, and 1000Mb links to an Ethernet network.

The IEEE 802.3 (2000) standard specifies that Category 5 Ethernet facility wiring may be used with 1000BASE-T if it meets certain new transmission parameter requirements.

This attachment supports Jumbo Frames (frames larger than 1500 bytes). Since Jumbo Frame operation is not part of the IEEE 802.3 standard, its implementation should only be used on point-to-point links to another Gigabit Ethernet TX device of the same type.

This attachment is available on all Infoprint 4100 models and Infoprint 4000 models ID5/ID6 and ID3/ID4.