• Subject: Re: Alternatives to Tiex/Lanoptics Twinax Hubs
  • From: "Carl Galgano" <cgalgano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 16:30:58 -0400

Bill:
We have installed both Power Star IV and South Hills Data Comm gear with no
troubles with either one.
CJG
Carl Galgano
EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
540 Powder Springs Street
Suite C19
Marietta, GA  30064
770-422-2995
mailto: cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
http://www.ediconsulting.com
EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Langston <jlangston@conexfreight.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 1999 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: Alternatives to Tiex/Lanoptics Twinax Hubs


>Twinax hubs?  I'm not too familiar with that, we use power switches here.
>A power switch is for twisted pair, though, but works fine for Twinax.
What we
>do is take something called a balen (Balancer) and put it on the Twinax
port
>on the AS/400, then run twisted pair (normal phone line, CAT 3) to our
phone
>room.  In our phone room this goes to a power switch.  Out of the power
switch
>we plug up to 8 other phone lines, each going to a Twinax device through
the
>walls.  At the workstation, we plug a standard phone cord into the wall
where
>the twisted pair is connected, then on the other end put another Balen
device,
>and screw the Balen device into the back of the tube.
>
>Basically, it just allows you to use twisted pair instead of Twinax.  The
Balens
>convert from twisted pair to Twinax.  It is a lot easier to run and
maintain
>CAT 3 wiring then it is to run Twinax cabling.
>
>Regards,
>
>Jim Langston
>
>Bill Paris wrote:
>
>> What are other companies that make equipment like Tiex Twinax hubs?   I'm
>> looking for alternate sources and any recommendations would be
appreciated.
>
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