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D-Link Network Adapter - DFE-690TXD

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Just Great!

on 8/29/2005

I have an older laptop, running Win.ME, and I have been using the DFE-690TXD for about 2 years without any problems. Pretty much all newer notebooks now incorporate a 10/100 NIC, but if all you have is a (32 bit) PC card slot, this adapter is great. The installation is super easy and fast, it comes with a protective case, and allows "hot-plug". You just need a cat.5 cable, and most hotels will have one, in case you forget yours.

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Product Overview

The D-Link DFE-690TXD is a 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet 32-bit CardBus adapter for notebooks. With the built-in connector, a RJ-45 LAN cable can be directly plugged into a notebook computer. The DFE-690TXD provides instant connectivity for mobile users. Enabling easy access to a network - users can access databases and resources in diverse environments.

The DFE-690TXD adheres to IEEE 802.3 and IEEE 802.3u standards, which specify existing 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX Ethernet technology supporting both half and full duplex modes with data rates up to 10/100Mbps and 20/200Mbps. The DFE-690TXD also utilizes auto-negotiation to adjust the speed to any 10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX network automatically.


Manufacturer D-Link
Mfg Part# DFE-690TXD
SKU 10310332
UPC 790069235504
UPC 14 00790069235504
Host Interface PC Card Type II
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 1
Total Number of Ports 1
Product Type Fast Ethernet Card
Manufacturer Part Number DFE-690TXD
Manufacturer D-Link Systems, Inc
Product Model DFE-690TXD
Product Name Network Adapter
Brand Name D-Link
Package Contents DFE-690TXD Fast Ethernet Cardbus AdapterDrivers & Software on CD-ROMInstallation Guide
Network Technology 10/100Base-TX
Form Factor Plug-in Card
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Tech Specs
Status Indicators 10M Link/Activity 100M Link/Activity
Host Interface PC Card Type II
Interfaces/Ports 1 x RJ-45
Number of Ports 1
Humidity 10% to 90% Relative Humidity Operating / 5% to 90% Storage
Temperature 14°F (-10°C) to 122°F (50°C) Operating / 14°F (-10°C) to 158°F (70°C) Storage
Product Type Fast Ethernet Card
Manufacturer Part Number DFE-690TXD
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer D-Link Systems, Inc
Product Name Network Adapter
Brand Name D-Link
Twisted Pair Cable Standard Category 5
Standard Memory 4 KB RAM
Additional Information MTBF: 419101 hrs Drivers Supported: Windows XP/Me/2000/98SE/98/95, NT 3.51 and NT 4.0 Apple Macintosh 8.x or 9.x NDIS 2.0 for Microsoft LAN Manager for DOS NDIS 2.0 for Microsoft Network Client 3.0 for Workgroup 3.11 Packet Driver for NCSA Packet Driver for WinSock Novell Netware DOS ODI Driver Novell Netware Server v3.12, v4.x and v5.0 Linux 2.2
Package Contents DFE-690TXD Fast Ethernet Cardbus Adapter Drivers & Software on CD-ROM Installation Guide
Certifications & Standards IEEE 802.3 10Base-T Ethernet IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay Auto-Negotiation PCMCIA 2.x Type II 32-bit Cardbus CE Class B FCC Class B VCCI-B
Network Technology 10/100Base-TX
Form Factor Internal
Protocols CSMA/CD / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Additional Warranty Information D-Link's sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware during the Warranty Period at no charge to the original owner or to refund at D-Link's sole discretion. Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may in its sole discretion replace the defective Hardware (or any part thereof) with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware. Repaired or replacement Hardware will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period from the date of original retail purchase. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware. All Hardware (or part thereof) that is replaced by D-Link, or for which the purchase price is refunded, shall become the property of D-Link upon replacement or refund.
Parts Warranty/Labor 1 Year Part - Power Supplies and Fans / 90 Day Part - Spare parts and spare kits
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
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