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September 22nd, 1999

[8:45 AM] Two New Fast Ethernet Products Rolled Out By Farallon

Farallon Communications Inc. has released their new Fast Starlet Dual Speed Hub 16 port ethernet hub. In conjunction with the new hub, Farallon has also introduced the Fast EtherTX-10/100 CardBus Adapter. The CardBus adapter can be used with the new hub, or any existing dual speed ethernet hub, to give users maximum throughput when using PowerBooks on and ethernet network. According to Farallon:

Farallon Communications, Inc., today shipped their new 16-port Fast Starlet Dual Speed Hub 10/100, and released an optimized Fast EtherTX-10/100 CardBus Adapter driver for Macintosh PowerBook G3 computers equipped with high-performance CardBus slots.

Farallon's Fast Starlet Dual Speed Hub/16 Features:

  • 16 10/100Base-TX Ethernet ports plus one crossover uplink port for maximum flexibility
  • N-Way auto-negotiation for automatic 10Base-T or 100Base-TX selection
  • Support for all standard Ethernet protocols including TCP/IP, AppleTalk & IPX
  • At-a-glance LEDs & auto-partitioning of faulty network segments
  • Lifetime warranty, free technical support & universal power supply

Farallon's Fast EtherTX-10/100 CardBus Adapter Features:

  • Up to 69% performance improvement with optimized 2.0 Macintosh driver
  • Windows 95/98 and NT drivers also included for cross-platform support
  • 32-bit PCI-bus performance for maximum throughput
  • NWay 10/100 auto-negotiation for easy installation and setup
  • Full-duplex support for network connections up to 200Mbps
  • High-performance DEC Fast Ethernet controller chip for ultimate reliability
  • 100% compatibility with Ethernet software network analyzers such as EtherPeek
  • Diagnostic LEDs, free technical support & lifetime warranty

Both products are immediately available, with the Fast Starlet Dual Speed Hub/16 priced at US$249, while the Fast EtherTX-10/100 CardBus Adapter has a retail price of US$179.95. You can find more information on the Fast Starlet Dual Speed 16-Port Hub, as well as the Fast EtherTX-10/100 CardBus Adapter at the company's web site.

Farallon Communication

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