Ethernet

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Ethernet

Informatics A high speed LAN hardware standard for communicating among PCs, which can link up to 1024 nodes in a bus network. See Local area network, Packet swltching. Cf Fiber distributed data interface.
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When thinnet networks get too big, a wiring problem brings down the whole net.
In addition, a BNC connector provides support for a thinnet connection, allowing up to 30 devices (hubs or PCs, Macs or workstations) to be joined via standard coaxial cable and T- connectors.
Options include an advanced MPEG digital video co-processor, audio co-processor, Thinnet and Thicknet interface, externally accessed dual-slot PCMCIA interface, flash memory, parallel port, keyboard (as an F-kit) and Sony 20" monitor (for the XP419C).
All XP200H series desktops are equipped with the 25MHz LSI 33020 RISC processor, and can accept Thinnet and Twisted-pair Ethernet.
Designed for medium to large Ethernet LAN installations, the FOCUS Hub16 RM provides 16, 10BaseT Ethernet ports with a BNC connector for thinnet and an AUI connector for thick Ethernet.