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Rev: A Amendment/0
Issue Date: November 1997
Evaluation Kit for the Am79C984A Device
Standalone compact 10BASE-T repeater
evaluation board with Am79C984A eIMR
Supports 4 10BASE-T ports and 1 AUI port
2 LEDs per port and 2 global LEDs can be
configured to show a variety of events
Activity LEDs show network loading
DB-15 connector provides AUI access
On-board regulator that provides 5 V from a
12 VDC power supply
Passes FCC Class B
The eIMR Evaluation Kit is an evaluation platform for
the Am79C984A enhanced Integrated Multiport Re-
peater (eIMR). The evaluation board functions as a
standalone 10BASE-T unmanaged repeater. Four
10BASE-T ports and one AUI port are provided. The
compact size of the board indicates that an eIMR-
based design can be constructed inexpensively. Com-
plete schematics and layout information are included in
The eIMR board provides a full set of LEDs, without the
need for external drivers. A set of LEDs are used for the
activity indication, used to display network traffic activ-
ity. Each port also accesses 2 LEDs, each of which can
be configured to display Carrier Sense, Collision, Link,
Jabber or Partition Status. Two global LEDs display glo-
bal events. Six different LED schemes are supported.
The eIMR board is powered by a 12 V DC power supply
(included). An onboard regulator derives 5 V for the
Included in the kit is a document describing the results
from a FCC Class B test. The eIMR board was tested
without using an enclosure, and passed successfully.
With an appropriately shielded enclosure, a design
using eIMR should meet FCC Class B with relative ease.
eIMR EVALUATION KIT CONTENTS
eIMR/eIMR+ Product Brief
eIMR Am79C984A Datasheet
eIMR Evaluation Board instructions
eIMR Evaluation Board 4-port schematics, layout
and Parts list
eIMR Evaluation Board 8-port schematics and
eIMR 4-port evaluation board FCC test data
Customer Design-win bulletin
12 V Power supply
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