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500FC

VistaLINK® Frame Controller

  • VistaLINK® enabled

The 500FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller card provides a single point of access to communicate with VistaLINK® capable 500 series modules. The 500FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller provides a 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet port and communication is facilitated through the use of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). The 500FC VistaLINK® Frame Controller handles all SNMP communications between the frame and the network manager (NMS), and serves as a gateway to individual cards in the frame. The 500FC is a TRUE SNMP Agent, and can be connected directly to your Ethernet/SNMP network. No external intermediate translator application servers or PC based protocol translators are required.

Features
  • Complies with IEEE 802.3 100Base-TX and 10Base-T Ethernet standards
  • 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet or 10 Mbps Ethernet data transfer, selected by auto-negotiation
  • Full duplex or half-duplex operation, selected by auto negotiation
  • RJ-45 connector for network cable connection
  • Front panel LEDs indicate module status
  • Rear panel LEDs indicate Ethernet link, activity and speed
  • Provides frame/chassis status information through enabled hardware via SNMP (using VistaLINK® PRO) including power supply status, frame status, card insertion/removal counters, 500FC software version number, LED control
  • Comprehensive signal and status monitoring through SNMP and VistaLINK®
  • Can be used with 500FR, 500FR-L-A, 500FR-L-D frames
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Specifications

Ethernet
Network TypeFast Ethernet 100 Base-TX IEEE 802.3u standard for 100 Mbps baseband CSMA/CD local area network
Ethernet 10 Base-T IEEE 802.3 standard for 10 Mbps baseband CSMA/CD local area network
ConnectorRJ-45
Electrical
Voltage+12V DC
Power7 Watts
EMI/RFIComplies with FCC Part 15 Class A, EU EMC directive
Physical
Number of Slots1 (occupies slot 1 of 500FR frame)

Ordering Information

500FCVistaLINK® Frame Controller
Enclosures
500FR3RU exponent Compact High Density Distribution Frame
500FR-L-A3RU exponent Compact High Density Distribution Frame with Loop Through (Analog)
500FR-L-D3RU exponent Compact High Density Distribution Frame with Loop Through (Digital)
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