Abocom FE1000SX User Manual
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Fast Ethernet PC Card

This 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet PC Card is designed for any Notebook PC with a PCMCIA or CardBus PC Card slot. With this PC Card, users can hook up to their Ethernet LANs at the speed of 100Mbps as 10 times faster

than traditional LAN environment. Moreover, the support of full duplex mode makes the data rate double possible. The fantastic feature of 10/100M auto-negotiationeliminates the compatible troubles.

The 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet PC Card incorporates new Microsoft Plug-and-Play(PnP) technology that allows PnP systems to automatically configure installed devices without users’ intervention. The installation under Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP/ NT is exceedingly simple to be done in minutes. The enclosed NOS drivers ensure the compatibility to the widely used networking environments, such as Novell Netware, Microsoft LAN Manager, TCP/IP and more. The wide range of Card and Socket Services (CSS) compatibility also makes the userstrouble-freefor their Intranet connection.

The 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet PC Card is extremely easy to use, providing automatic installation and requiring no external power.


Complies with PC Card standard.

Supports 10/100Mbps speed auto-negotiation.

Supports full duplex mode – double network data rate to 20/200 Mbps.

Supports all major Network Operating Systems (NOS).

Supports PC Card hot swappable.

Provides True Plug-and-Play(PnP) function. Provides 3easy-to-readdiagnostic LED indicators. Providesultra-lowpower consumption.



IEEE 802.3 for 10BaseT

IEEE 802.3u for 100BaseTX

PC Card Standard

Network Media

Port: Single RJ-45phone jack

Cable type:

-UTP Category 3 Cable for 10BaseT

-UTP Category 5 Cable for 100BaseTX

System Requirements

An IBM compatible notebook computer with 386SX or higher processor

At least one Type II PC Card socket

Drivers and utilities provided with this product PC Card standard compliant

Operation Systems

Novell Netware 3.x / 4.x

Microsoft LAN Manager

Packet Driver Applications

Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Microsoft Windows 3.1

Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 / NT 4.0 Windows 95 / 98 / 2000 / ME / XP Lantastic 6.0

IBM OS/2 Warp Version 3



-Operation: 32 to 149°F (0 to 65°C)

-Storage: 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C) Humidity: 10% to 90%,non-condensing

Power Consumption (Normal Operation)

10M: + 5V DC, 80mA Max.

100M: + 5V DC, 120mA Max.

Diagnostic LEDs

- Three LEDs on the Attached Port LINK: Green (ON) 10/100M:Yellow (OFF/ON) ACT (Activity): Yellow (Blink)

Physical Specification

Dimension: 108(L)x 54(W)x11.8 (H) mm

Weight: 35 g

EMC Certification

FCC Part 15 Class B

CE (EN55022 / N55024 Class B)

VCC Class B