lobe length

lobe length

In a Token Ring network, the length of cable between the MAU and the workstation.
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7 times in upper pectoral-fin lobe length, lower pectoral-fin lobe 1.
100Base-FX (fiber version) is good for widespread LANs where cost of wiring is less important than the fact that FX delivers the longest maximum lobe length available for Ethernet LANs - 400 meters for half-duplex segments, 2 kilometers for full-duplex.
By supporting the longest lobe length in the industry (100 meters over Category 3 UTP), the Nways 8238 Token Ring Stackable hub eliminates the distance constraints users once faced in physically setting up networks.