PMC610RC is a PMC 10/100BaseTX Ethernet NIC with four 10/100Mbit Ethernet ports. The four 10/100BaseTX Ethernet engines are each capable of full duplex operation in both 10 and 100 Mbit modes. Each of the Ethernet/PCI interfaces includes a powerful DMA engine with very deep FIFO buffers. This assures continuous, full bandwidth operation with minimum PCI overhead. A PCI to PCI bridge couples the Ethernet interfaces to the host PCI bus, assuring high performance with minimum PCI loading. The PCI bus can run at 66 MHz. Versions supporting wide operating temperature range are available.

PMC610RC features full auto-negotiation allowing automatic configuration to the highest possible operating mode. This includes the option for automatic determination of both bandwidth and full duplex operation. Two PMC610RC NICs can be directly cabled with a simple "cross-over". This configuration creates a full duplex 800Mbit dedicated data path -- delivering high bandwidth at very low cost. More complex, dedicated interconnects can be created using a hub or switch. Both point-to-point and switched hubs, infull duplex mode, remove many determinism concerns raised with traditional Ethernet solutions. This makes the PMC610RC an excellent candidate for high performance interconnects that require real time determinism. software drivers are available for most popular operating systems such as VxWorks, Linux, LynxOS,Windows NT, and Solaris. These drivers have been carefully designed and implemented to fit within the LAN protocol stack of the host operating system. Thus all facilities available from the host OS can be used across the PMC610RC. These drivers allow user control over the PMC610RC auto-negotiation capability.

  • Full duplex operation in both 10 and 100 Mbit modes
  • TCP/UDP checksum off loading
  • PMC610RC is the RoHS compliant version of PMC610
  • Dual ports optional
  • Wide operating temperature range optional
  • Acrylic or polyurethane conformal coating available
  • Fully supports IP Security (IpSec)
  • Four 10/100BaseTX Ethernet ports
  • Front I/O with RJ45 connectors
  • PCI 66MHz capable
  • RoHS compliant
  • Networking Resource Center
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Datasheet PMC610RC
Datasheet PMC610
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Requires Authorization Hardware Manual PMC610RC, PMC610J4RC, RM610 Hardware Reference Manual
Requires Authorization Software (M-EIN-SES-ARS) Solaris 8 & 9 Sparc drivers for 82559-based Ethernet cards 3.4.0
Solaris 8 & 9 Sparc
Requires Authorization Software (M-EIN-SET-ARP) Windows 2000 x86 drivers for 82559-based Ethernet cards n/a
Windows 2000/XP
Requires Authorization Software (M-EIN-SEV-ARC) VxWorks END PowerPC drivers for 82559-based Ethernet cards 2.6.2
VxWorks PPC
Requires Authorization Software (M-EIN-SEV-ARP) VxWorks END x86 drivers for 82559-based Ethernet cards 2.6.2
VxWorks x86
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