FarSync T4Ee – advanced PCIe synchronous / asynchronous card

The FarSync T4Ee is a highly flexible PCIe communications card featuring 4 high speed synchronous / asynchronous / bisynchronous ports with NRZ, NRZI, Manchester Encoding, Conditioned Di-Phase, FM0 and FM1 line signal encoding, fully flexible clocking and a full range of interface signals for RS530, RS449, RS232, RS485 (2 and 4 wire), V.35 and X.21.

T4Ee-300x244At the centre of the card design is a FarSite Communication Controller, a high flexible CPLD that allows the extended range of communications facilities to be supported plus having the capability for further modes of operation to be added, including special or unusual protocols on a custom design basis. Line termination can be software configured line by line.

There is a very wide range of internal clock speeds that can be generated, up to 10 Mbits/s with a total card bandwidth of 64Mbits/s plus the capability for custom clock speeds to be supported through simple software configuration. The 5 clock generators on board permit very flexible routing of clocks between ports including multiplication or division of clocks speed while maintaining clock phase and feeding clocks from one port to other ports.

The card is the 4 port big brother for the 2 port FarSync T2Ee.

For further details see FarSync T4Ee or contact us for further information.

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FarLinX Connect Mini – A HDLC to TCP Converter and HDLC over TCP Bridge

The FarLinX Connect Mini is a compact multi mode HDLC bridging appliance. It allows HDLC lines to be bridged securely across the Internet or other /IP networks and also enables HDLC connection data to be adapted to operate over a TCP connection.

All this is easy to securely manage from your browser. There are also daily activity logs with a selectable level of detail, automatically archived on a daily basis. The SNMP support provides alerts for numerous different conditions including critical events such as line down and line up. A line monitor supplied permits analysis of the HDLC line.

Key Features

  • FMG_Front_300x120TCP to HDLC conversion with the route created statically or dynamically, handles a variety of modes including: character streaming and frame length defined
    HDLC ? Internet ? HDLC bridging including static or dynamic routing
  • LAN accessible HDLC line as a sharable remotely manageable resource
  • Choice of HDLC network interface connections: RS232 (V.24), V.35, RS422, RS530, RS449, X.21, RS485
  • HDLC line speeds up to 1Mbps and over 1,200 frames per second each way
  • Line Monitor to view HDLC traffic for easy network problem diagnosis
  • Optional support for authentication and data security using IPSEC over TCP
  • IP and IPv6 support
  • Browser graphical configuration, SNMP alerts for critical events and activity logging
  • Real time display of current connections, line performance, errors, connections and much more
  • Small rugged low profile all metal case, low power consumption

Typical Applications

  • Transparently bridge HDLC type lines over the Internet, reducing line rental costs
  • Allow TCP/IP access to a HDLC line where the HDLC line data is provided over the TCP connection
  • LAN accessible and sharable HDLC port resource

For further details see FarLinX Connect Mini or contact us for further information.

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The FarSync BERT Tester is now shipping

FarSite has added a host of new features to its FarSync BERT Tester-USB & FarSync BERT HS Tester-USB

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FarSync BERT front panel setting line delay test time

The FarSync BERT Tester is now shipping with many new features that further expands the capabilities and flexibility of this very popular line and cable test product. The new features include:

  • Round trip delay testing – test the latency of your network, particularly useful for Wireless and Satellite network performance.
  • Support for custom test patterns, the test patterns can be captured from a line or loaded from a file
  • Testing of Multi-Drop cables and networks with up to 247 connectors
  • Testing of RS485 2-Wire and 4-Wire configurations
  • Support for bidirectional clocking and enhanced clocking modes
  • Time based tests as well as Frame count based tests
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Example Round Trip Display results

Users purchasing the product will automatically get the new release with all the latest features.

If you wish to upgrade your existing FarSync BERT products please contact us for further information.


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Sumitomo Metal Mining use Perle Media Converters

Perle Systems Case StudyAlaska

If you travel to Alaska’s interior, approx. 60 km northwest of Delta Junction and 140 km southeast of Fairbanks, you will find the Pogo Mine. Here gold is safely produced 365 days a year. To provide this small community with good and reliable communications is a formidable challenge.

Read what Mike Spooner,Telecom and Infrastructure Technician for Sumitomo Metals Mining Pogo LLC, has to say []

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SmartSky Networks use Perle Console Servers for Remote Access

Perle Systems Case Study
Operating an Air-to-Ground (ATG) 4G LTE In-flight Broadband Network
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Driven by the need to stay in touch with family and friends, enjoy entertainment, and maintain critical business communications, today’s travellers are accustomed to roaming broadband connections. On an airplane these expectations do not change. While in the air, passengers and crew still want …

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Link Pass-Through

Perle Systems Technical Notes

fibertofiber-montage-lgLink Pass-Through is a troubleshooting feature that allows Media Converters to monitor connected ports for loss of signal. If no signal is detected on one media port, the fibre converter will automatically disable the signal of the other media port, thus “passing through” the link…

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