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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The 100BASE-SX Ethernet standard for fiber, ratified in 2001, using the same low cost 850 nm LEDs supports a low cost upgrade path from existing 10BASE-FL fiber installations to 100Mbps bandwidths.
The Micro Linear ML6652 is the only available media converter that supports 10BASE-FL, 100BASE-SX, and 100BASE-FX Ethernet standards on the fiber side and 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX Ethernet standards on the copper side.
10BASE-T to 10BASE-FL 100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX or 100BASE-SX 100BASE-FX and 100BASE-SX FLP Bursts and FLNP Bursts
Data Rate Cable Type Standard (Mbps) 10-Base-T 10 Category 3, 4, 5 UTP 10Base-FL 10 Multimode: 850 nm; 62.5/125[micro]m or 50/125 [micro]m Multimode: 1300 nm (nonstandard) Single-mode: 1300 nm: 8/125[micro]m (nonstandard) 100Base-TX 100 Category 5 UTP 100Base-FX 100 Multimode: 1300 nm; 62.5/125[micro]m or 50/ 125[micro]m Single-mode: 1300 nm: 8/125[micro]m (nonstandard) 100Base-SX 100 Multimode: 850 nm; 62.5/125[micro]m or 50/125 [micro]m (TIA/EIA-785 standard not formally adopted) 1000Base-T 1000 Category 5e UTP 1000Base-SX 1000 Multimode: 850 nm; 62.5/125[micro]m Multimode: 850 nm; 50/125[micro]m 1000Base-LX 1000 Multimode: 1300 nm; 62.5/125[micro]m or 50/ 125[micro]m Single-mode: 1300 nm: 8/125[micro] 1000Base-LH 1000 Single-mode: 1550 nm; 8/125[micro]m (nonstandard) IEE Max.
The 8-slot, 64-port stackable backbone or workgroup switch accepts three different modules, an 8-port 10Base-FL module, an 8-port 100Base-FX module, and a 1-port gigabit module for 1000Base-SX multimode fiber.
The 16-port Fast Ethernet switch benefits users with two Mil slots for optional 100Base-FX or 10Base-FL fiber adapters for easy media conversion.
The truss enclosures house several 10Base-T to 10Base-FL converters from Transition Networks of Minneapolis.