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AE-2/C ETHERNET ADAPTER

ARTISOFT, INC.

AE-2/C ETHERNET ADAPTER

NIC Type

Ethernet

Transfer Rate

10Mbps

Data Bus

16-bit ISA

Topology

Linear Bus

Wiring Type

RG-58A/U, RG-58C/U, Belden 9907, & Belden 89907 50ohm coaxial

AUI transceiver via DB-15 Port

Boot ROM

Available

INTERRUPT REQUEST

IRQ

W1A

W1B

W1C

W1D

W1E

W1F

W1G

W1H

 

2/9

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

3

Open

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

4

Open

Open

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

5

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

6

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Open

Open

Open

 

7

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Open

Open

 

10

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Open

15

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

DMA CHANNEL

Channel

W4A

W4B

W4C

W4D

Disabled

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

DMA1

Closed

Open

Open

Open

 

DMA3

Open

Closed

Open

Open

 

DMA5

Open

Open

Closed

Open

 

DMA7

Open

Open

Open

Closed

I/O BASE ADDRESS

Address

W5E

W5F

W5G

W5H

300h

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

 

320h

Closed

Open

Closed

Open

 

340h

Open

Closed

Open

Closed

 

360h

Open

Open

Closed

Closed

NOVELL EMULATION

Setting

W5A

W5B

Normal mode

Open

Closed

 

NE2000 Emulation mode

Closed

Open

Note:When set in Novell Emulation, adapter will still be compatible with LANtastic Network operating

DATA BUS SIZE

Setting

W5C

W5D

Automatic select

Open

Closed

 

Force 8-Bit mode

Closed

Open

Note:When in automatic mode, the card will sense the size of slot in which it is installed and configure

BOOT ROM

Setting

W6A

Disabled

Open

 

Enabled

Closed

BOOT ROM SIZE

Size

W6F

W6G

 

8KB

Closed

Open

 

16KB

Open

Closed

32KB

Open

Open

BOOT ROM ADDRESS (8KB ROM)

Address

W6B

W6C

W6D

W6E

C8000h

Open

Open

Open

Open

CC000h

Closed

Open

Open

Open

D0000h

Open

Closed

Open

Open

D4000h

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

D8000h

Open

Open

Closed

Open

DC000h

Closed

Open

Closed

Open

E0000h

Open

Closed

Closed

Open

BOOT ROM ADDRESS (32KB ROM)

Address

W6B

W6C

W6D

W6E

C0000h

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

C8000h

Closed

Open

Open

Open

 

D0000h

Open

Closed

Open

Open

 

D8000h

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

 

E0000h

Open

Open

Closed

Open

 

E8000h

Closed

Open

Closed

Open

BOOT ROM ADDRESS (16KB ROM)

Address

W6B

W6C

W6D

W6E

C0000h

Open

Open

Open

Open

C4000h

Closed

Open

Open

Open

C8000h

Open

Closed

Open

Open

CC000h

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

D0000h

Open

Open

Closed

Open

D4000h

Closed

Open

Closed

Open

D8000h

Open

Closed

Closed

Open

DC000h

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

E0000h

Open

Open

Open

Closed

E4000h

Closed

Open

Open

Closed

E8000h

Open

Closed

Open

Closed

EC000h

Closed

Closed

Open

Closed

BOOT ROM CHIP TYPE

Type

W6H

Standard ROM or Novell boot ROM

Open

 

EPROM

Closed

THIN-NET SEGMENT LENGTH

Length

W7

185 Meters

Pins 1 & 2 Closed

 

300 Meters

Pins 2 & 3 Closed

Note:If 300 meters is enabled, the network must consist of only one single segment. There can be no hubs or repeaters. All adapters in the network must be set for the same segment length. In setting this jumper to 300 meters, the adapter will not be in compliance with the IEEE 802.3 standard.

BUS TIMING SELECTION

Type

W8

Standard

Pins 1 & 2 Closed

 

Non-Standard

Pins 2 & 3 Closed

Note:Early Chips & Technologies chip sets, Toshiba 5200 laptops, and others, have incompatible bus timing. If your PC locks up during boot, try enabling the Non-Standard Bus type.

CABLE TYPE

Type

W10

Coaxial

Pins 2 & 3 Closed

 

AUI Transceiver via DB-15 Port

Pins 1 & 2 Closed

Note:The following are the only types of cable that Artisoft supports:

For Coaxial: RG-58A/U 50ohm, RG-58C/U, Belden 9907, Belden 89907

For AUI transceiver via DB-15 port: Belden 9880