10Base-F

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10Base-F

A 10 Mbps Ethernet standard that uses optical fibers to extend the distance up to 1.2 miles compared to the 100 meter limitation of 10Base-T copper wires. All stations are wired in a star configuration to a repeater or central concentrator using ST or SMA connectors. Older Ethernet computers with AUI connectors used a fiber-optic transceiver to connect to a 10Base-F network.

10Base-FL, 10Base-FP and 10Base-FB
10Base-FL defines the link between concentrator and station; 10Base-FP defines a star-coupled network; 10Base-FB defines a fiber backbone. See Ethernet and 10Base-T.
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BUSINESS WIRE)--June 12, 1995--LANart today announced the EBT1101 microTransceiver, the industry's first fully-integrated ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit)-based implementation of the IEEE 10BASE-FB standard for 10 Mbps Ethernet 802.
Based on LANart's next-generation ASIC technology, the EBT1101 offers the enhanced capabilities of the IEEE 10BASE-FB standard at existing fiber transceiver market prices, delivering sophisticated remote link diagnostics and simplified network design.
As such, we expect that 10BASE-FB will set the standard as the preferred way of implementing 10 Mbps fiber backbones and fiber links.
Comprised of a two-port 10BASE-FB compliant repeater with integrated Male AUI and fiber optic links, the EBT1101 microTransceiver connects any network station to an Ethernet LAN using IEEE 802.
10BASE-FB links provide each end of the link with full information about the link status in both directions, ensuring that a switchover will occur in all cases where a link fails.