Abocom HB2000 User Manual
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HB2000

1M HomePNA Ethernet Adapter

INTRODUCTION

The HB2000 is a HomeNet to Ethernet Bridge which connects

any Ethernet device to a high speed access device or to a HomeNet LAN for Internet and Intranet access. This Bridge

brings you the newest Ethernet compatible technology that uses the telephone wiring as the network's physical wiring thereby eliminating the need to install new wiring. It is

designed to operate on the telephone wire installed in homes.

With this Bridge, every RJ-11jack isInternet-Ready.Devices connected to this Bridge can share any high speed Internet accessline-V.90,ISDN, cable, xDSL orwire-lessmodem.

This Bridge allows you to connect PCs and Ethernet enabled devices, such as Switch, HUB and printers, to a HomeNet LAN by simply plugging into the existing RJ-11jacks. This Bridge's 1 Mbps throughput provides the bandwidth necessary to support existing networking applications such as application sharing, peripheral sharing and file sharing.

For providing a LAN networking solution, the Bridge acts as a high speed network access device for 1 Mbps Internet service that shares the existing telephone wire with POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) service. This allows multiple PCs to access the Internet concurrently. The Bridge also distributes bandwidth within a customer premises that use V.90, ISDN, Cable, wire-lessand xDSL modems to deliverhigh-speedaccess to the outside of the customer premises.

FEATURES

Plug and Play

Protocol independent

Stores and forwards switching architecture

Link two LAN segments into a single logical network

High-speedinternet and intranet access

Standard 10BASE-Tethernet

1 Mbps home network

Uses existing phone jacks

LED indicators

Flash memory for firmware upgrade

FCC Class B & VCCI Class II certification

SPECIFICATIONS

Standards

IEEE802.3 10BASE-TEthernet compliant

HomePNA 1.1 specifications compliant

Data Rates

Home Networking: 1 Mbps

Ethernet: 10 Mbps

Distances

Home Networking: 150 meter maximum between the two farthest nodes on the LAN

Ethernet: 100 meter maximum between two farthest nodes on the LAN

Power consumption:

5V DC IN, Less than 4W

LEDs

Power

HomeNet Link/Activity

Ethernet Link/Activity

Error

Connectors

One RJ-11forconnecting with HomePNA device

One RJ-45for connecting with a10BASE-Tnetwork

Cables

Home Networking: standard home telephone line

Ethernet: CAT 3, CAT5 or better UTP