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Re: fast ethernet limits

  • From: Jorge Hernandez
  • Date: Fri Jan 10 16:20:52 2003

 > Steve,
> What type medium are you using? If it is normal Cat5/6 then the
> limitation is 100 meters for total distance and as you approach that
> limit the signal degrades. That said, 100baseFX can run for 400 meters
> due to the fact that it is fiber, both are part of the fast Ethernet
> specification though.

And just for the record, 100BaseFX in full-duplex mode can actually run for
2000 meters
with multimode fiber 62.5 micron core, 125 micron outer.

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Jorge Hernandez
UNAM Network Operations Center
http://www.noc.unam.mx
(+52) 55 5622 8509






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