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Allied Telesis
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Tornado 281
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Category :
A NIC or Network Interface Card is a circuit board or chip which allows the computer to communicate to other computers on a network. When connected to the network, computers can share websites, files, printers and other resources. The most popular networking standard at the moment is Ethernet, which one can recognize by the rectangular connectors with eight wires in them. Wireless network with the 802.11b and the faster 802.11g standard is also increasingly popular, both at home and in the office, though it is not yet as fast as wired (ethernet) network. A public place where you can use wireless internet is called a "hot spot".
networking cards
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Included since: 16 Mar 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 06 Feb 2017 11:53:31
The date of the most recent change of this product data-sheet in Icecat.
Product views: 15252
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Long product name Allied Telesis Tornado 281:
The short editorial description of Allied Telesis Tornado 281
Tornado 281: Fast Ethernet PCI Card. 10/100 Mbps. PCI 2.1, 2.2

Marketing text Allied Telesis Tornado 281

The official marketing text of Allied Telesis Tornado 281 as supplied by the manufacturer
Unique Selling Points (USP):

- Fast Ethernet card
- 1 x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Port
- PCI 2.1
- PCI 2.2

Product Description:

Share your internet, exchange files or compete in multi-player games; the Tornado 281 Fast Ethernet PCI Card makes it all happen. At 10 times faster than standard Ethernet (10 BaseT)!

Building a home or small business office has now become simple, fast and affordable. TORNADO offers the latest technologies in creating and expanding a wired local area network (LAN) and brings the benefits of next generation Ethernet connectivity within your reach.

Short summary description Allied Telesis Tornado 281:
This short summary of the Allied Telesis Tornado 281 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Allied Telesis Tornado Tornado 281, Wired, PCI, 100 Mbit/s, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x, MS Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP, 1 x 10/100 Mbps
Long summary description Allied Telesis Tornado 281:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Allied Telesis Tornado 281 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Allied Telesis Tornado 281, Tornado. Connectivity technology: Wired, Host interface: PCI. Data transfer rate (max): 100 Mbit/s. Compliance industry standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x, Compatible operating systems: MS Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP, Networking features: 1 x 10/100 Mbps
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Ports & interfaces
Connectivity technology*
The product is built in.
Host interface*
Interface that enables a host controller to communicate with a driver.
Data transfer rate (max)*
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
100 Mbit/s
Full duplex
A full-duplex system allows communication in both directions, and unlike half-duplex, allows this to happen simultaneously.
Flow control support
Other features
Compliance industry standards
List of characteristics that describe methods of compliance to industry-defined standards for the product
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x
Networking features
1 x 10/100 Mbps
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
MS Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Product code
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Allied Telesis Tornado 280
Allied Telesis Tornado 280
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