Features & Benefits Low cost/plug and play solution for campus wide network extension and delivery of last-mile ISP services over Ethernet, Extends Ethernet distances up to 1 mile over 2-wire 24 AWG unconditioned lines, Switch selectable asymmetrical or symmetrical line rates up to 16.67 Mbps!Auto-sensing 10Base-T or 100Base-TX, Supports full or half-duplex Ethernet, Transparent LAN bridging (Passes 802.1Q (VLAN) packets), Automatic learning, aging, & filtering source address table.The Patton Model 2168 Multi-Rate CopperLink Ethernet Extender enables the utilization of existing copper infrastructure for high speed Ethernet extensions at data rates up to 16.67 Mbps. The 2168 includes seven asymmetrical and symmetrical settings which provide the flexibility to increase the distance or speed of the Ethernet connections. CopperLink applications include Ethernet extension, medical imaging, video-conferencing, Ethernet Bridging, and inter-connecting remote devices or remote networks to a central LAN. The multi-rate symmetrical line rates ensure the highest possible data rate is achieved over various lengths and types of copper wire and environments. Multi-rate asymmetrical line rates make the Model 2168 the ideal solution for service providers who want to differentiate their services or extend the reach of their customer base. The Model 2168 allows service providers to offer unparalleled performance for such applications as always on Internet access, real time bi-directional video streaming, and various multimedia applications.