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3Com Corporation LIMITED WARRANTY

The duration of the warranty for the CoreBuilder90001000BASE-SX(3CB9LG2MC) and1000BASE-LX(3CB9LG2SC) Gigabit Ethernet

Interface Modules is 1 year.

HARDWARE

3Com warrants its hardware products to be free from defects in workmanship and materials, under normal

 

use and service, for the following lengths of time from the date of purchase from 3Com or its authorized

 

reseller:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Network Interface Cards

Lifetime

 

 

 

 

 

Other hardware products

1 year*

 

*unless otherwise specified above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spare parts and spares kits

90 days

 

 

 

 

If a product does not operate as warranted above during the applicable warranty period, 3Com shall, at its

 

option and expense, repair the defective product or part, deliver to Customer an equivalent product or part

 

to replace the defective item, or refund to Customer the purchase price paid for the defective product. All

 

products that are replaced will become the property of 3Com. Replacement products may be new or

 

reconditioned. Any replaced or repaired product or part has a ninety (90) day warranty or the remainder of

 

the initial warranty period, whichever is longer.

 

 

 

 

 

SOFTWARE

3Com warrants that the software programs licensed from it will perform in substantial conformance to the

 

program specifications therefor for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of purchase from 3Com or its

 

authorized reseller. 3Com warrants the media containing software against failure during the warranty

 

period. No updates are provided. 3Com’s sole obligation with respect to this express warranty shall be (at

 

3Com’s discretion) to refund the purchase price paid by Customer for any defective software products, or

 

to replace any defective media with software which substantially conforms to applicable 3Com published

 

specifications. Customer assumes responsibility for the selection of the appropriate applications program

 

and associated reference materials. 3Com makes no warranty or representation that its software products

 

will meet Customer’s requirements or work in combination with any hardware or applications software

 

products provided by third parties, that the operation of the software products will be uninterrupted or

 

error free, or that all defects in the software products will be corrected. For any third party products listed

 

in the 3Com software product documentation or specifications as being compatible, 3Com will make

 

reasonable efforts to provide compatibility, except where the non-compatibilityis caused by a “bug” or

 

defect in the third party's product.

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR2000 WARRANTY

In addition to the Hardware Products Warranty and Software Products Warranty identified above, 3Com

 

warrants that all Heritage 3Com products sold or licensed to Customer on and after January 1, 1998 that

 

are date sensitive will continue performing properly with regard to such date data on and after January 1,

2000, provided that all other products used by Customer in connection or combination with the 3Com products, including hardware, software, and firmware, accurately exchange date data with the 3Com products, with the exception of those products identified at 3Com’s Web site, http://www.3com.com/products/yr2000.html, as not meeting this standard. A product is considered a “Heritage 3Com product” if it is a member of a product family which was manufactured by 3Com prior to its merger with US Robotics Corporation. This Year 2000 limited warranty does not apply to Heritage US Robotics Corporation products. If it appears that any such product does not perform properly with regard to such date data on and after January 1, 2000, and Customer notifies 3Com before the later of April 1, 2000, or ninety (90) days after purchase of the product from 3Com or its authorized reseller, 3Com shall, at its option and expense, provide a software update which would effect the proper performance of such product, repair such product, deliver to Customer an equivalent product to replace such product, or if none of the foregoing is feasible, refund to Customer the purchase price paid for such product.

Any software update or replaced or repaired product will carry a Year 2000 Warranty for ninety (90) days or until April 1, 2000, whichever is later.

OBTAININGWARRANTY

SERVICE

Customer must contact 3Com’s Corporate Service Center or an Authorized 3Com Service Center within the applicable warranty period to obtain warranty service authorization. Dated proof of purchase may be required. Products returned to 3Com’s Corporate Service Center must be pre-authorizedby 3Com with a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number marked on the outside of the package, and sent prepaid and packaged appropriately for safe shipment, and it is recommended that they be insured. The repaired or replaced item will be shipped to Customer, at 3Com’s expense, not later than thirty (30) days after receipt of the defective product by 3Com.

Deador Defective-on-Arrival. In the event a product completely fails to function or exhibits a defect in materials or workmanship within the firstforty-eight(48) hours of installation but no later than thirty (30) days after the date of purchase, and this is verified by 3Com, it will be considered deadordefective-on-arrival(DOA) and a replacement shall be provided by advance replacement. The replacement product will normally be shipped not later than three (3) business days after 3Com’s verification of the DOA product, but may be delayed due to export or import procedures. When an advance replacement is provided and Customer fails to return the defective product to 3Com within fifteen (15) days after shipment of the replacement, 3Com will charge Customer for the replacement product, at list price.

3Com shall not be responsible for any software, firmware, information, or memory data of Customer contained in, stored on, or integrated with any products returned to 3Com for repair, whether under warranty or not.

WARRANTIESEXCLUSIVE

IF A 3COM PRODUCT DOES NOT OPERATE AS WARRANTED ABOVE, CUSTOMER’S SOLE REMEDY FOR

 

BREACH OF THAT WARRANTY SHALL BE REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, OR REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE

 

PAID, AT 3COM’S OPTION. TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES AND

 

REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, TERMS, OR CONDITIONS,

 

EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EITHER IN FACT OR BY OPERATION OF LAW, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE,

 

INCLUDING WARRANTIES, TERMS, OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR

 

PURPOSE, AND SATISFACTORY QUALITY. 3COM NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER

 

PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION,

 

MAINTENANCE OR USE OF ITS PRODUCTS.

 

3COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER THIS WARRANTY IF ITS TESTING AND EXAMINATION DISCLOSE THAT

 

THE ALLEGED DEFECT IN THE PRODUCT DOES NOT EXIST OR WAS CAUSED BY CUSTOMER’S OR ANY

 

THIRD PERSON'S MISUSE, NEGLECT, IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR TESTING, UNAUTHORIZED ATTEMPTS TO

 

REPAIR OR MODIFY, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THE RANGE OF THE INTENDED USE, OR BY

 

ACCIDENT, FIRE, LIGHTNING, OR OTHER HAZARD.

 

 

LIMITATION OFLIABILITY

TO THE FULL EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, 3COM ALSO EXCLUDES FOR ITSELF AND ITS SUPPLIERS ANY

 

LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), FOR INCIDENTAL,

 

CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR LOSS OF REVENUE

 

OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA, OR OTHER FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING

 

OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE,

 

FAILURE, OR INTERRUPTION OF ITS PRODUCTS, EVEN IF 3COM OR ITS AUTHORIZED RESELLER HAS BEEN

 

ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND LIMITS ITS LIABILITY TO REPAIR, REPLACEMENT,

 

OR REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID, AT 3COM’S OPTION. THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY FOR

 

DAMAGES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED IF ANY REMEDY PROVIDED HEREIN SHALL FAIL OF ITS ESSENTIAL

 

PURPOSE.

 

 

DISCLAIMER

Some countries, states, or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or the

 

limitation of incidental or consequential damages for certain products supplied to consumers or the

 

limitation of liability for personal injury, so the above limitations and exclusions may be limited in their

 

application to you. When the implied warranties are not allowed to be excluded in their entirety, they will

 

be limited to the duration of the applicable written warranty. This warranty gives you specific legal rights

 

which may vary depending on local law.

 

 

GOVERNINGLAW

This Limited Warranty shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, U.S.A. excluding its conflicts

 

of laws principles and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of

 

Goods.

EMISSIONSCOMPLIANCE

STATEMENTS FORCLASSA

PRODUCTS

Federal Communications

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to

Commission Notice

part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful

 

interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses

 

and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction

 

manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential

 

area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at

 

his own expense.

Canadian Emissions Requirements

This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-CausingEquipment

 

Regulations.

 

Cet appareil numérique de la classe A respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du

 

Canada.

VCCI Class A Compliance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a Class A product based on the standard of the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Information Technology Equipment (VCCI). If this equipment is used in a domestic environment, radio disturbance may arise. When such trouble occurs, the user may be required to take corrective actions.

EMC DIRECTIVESTATEMENT

EMC Directive Compliance

This equipment was tested and found to conform to the Council Directive 89/336/EEC for electromagnetic

 

compatibility. Conformity with this Directive is based upon compliance with the following harmonized

 

standards:

 

 

EN 55022

Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Interference

 

EN 50082-1

Electromagnetic Compatibility Generic Immunity Standard:

 

 

Residential, Commercial, and Light Industry

 

Warning: This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in

 

which case you may be required to take adequate measures.

 

 

 

LOWVOLTAGEDIRECTIVE

 

 

STATEMENT

 

 

Low Voltage Directive Compliance

This equipment was tested and found to conform to the Council Directive 72/23/EEC for safety of electrical

 

equipment. Conformity with this Directive is based upon compliance with the following harmonized

 

standard:

 

 

EN 60950

Safety of Information Technology Equipment

GENERALAPPROVAL

STATEMENT FORUK

UK General Approval Statement

This equipment is manufactured to the international Safety Standard EN60950 and is approved in the UK

 

under the General Approval Number NS/G/12345/J/100003 for indirect connection to the public

 

telecommunication network.

 

 

AUSTRALIANEMC

 

FRAMEWORKSSTATEMENT

 

Australian EMC Frameworks

This product conforms to the EMC Frameworks and meets the Class A limits of AS3548.

Compliance

 

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Part No. 10011897

Published December 1998