Not recommended for new Designs
Use the new TRIGET as replacement

LAN104 features versions
Single and Dual 10/100 MBit Ethernet PC/104-Plus Modules
[LAN104 Family]

The LAN104-Family consists of highly integrated and robust PC/104-Plus compliant Ethernet modules for industrial use. With a single PC/104-Plus module, your system can be expanded with up to two 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet controller! The controllers are AMD PCnetTM compatible, allowing the use of PCnet Family driver and diagnostic software. Furthermore, the LAN104-Product Family offers a wide range of interface options to match your system requirements: a simple header, onboard RJ45, or MII connector. Over the MII, a fibre optic 100BaseFX can be used. These and other unique features, make the LAN104- Product Family the ideal solution for industrial network applications.

LAN104 Specialities

These features make the LAN104-Product Family the ideal solution in industrial applications, where a fast, flexible, rugged communication interface is required. The product can be used in applications like servers, routers, firewalls, and more.

Technical Features

Network Controller PCnet(TM)-FAST III Ethernet Controller up to two controllers onboard
Physical Interface (PHY) 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX onboard
Supports IEEE 802.3u auto negotiation
RJ45 connectors or 6-pin header
10/100Mbps, half/full-duplex operation
Media Access Controller (MAC) MII access possible for external physical interface 40-pin mini header
Status LED's 4 LED s for each channel user configurable
Host Interface PC/104-Plus compliant
PCI specification revision 2.2 compliant
stack through module
supports both 5.0V and 3.3V signaling
Power Runs with 5V input power only 5V / 3.3V converter onboard

Physical / Power
Size (length x width x height) 90.2 x 95.9 x 11 mm
3.550 x 3.775 x 0.435 inch
PC/104-Plus compliant
stack through module
Weight 80g / 0.177 lbs fully equipped LAN104-2RJ
Power +5VDC +/-5% input over PCI connector
Power consumption Typically 1W
Typically 2W
LAN104-1RJ (one Ethernet controller)
LAN104-2RJ (two Ethernet controllers)
Temperature Range -20°C up to 70°C optional -40°C up to 75°C
Humidity 5% - 95% non condensing optional coating available

Operating Systems
Compatible with the existing PCnet Family driver and diagnostic software!
  • Microsoft Windows NT 3.51, 4.0, 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, XP
  • Microsoft Windows CE
  • Novel NetWare 3.11, 3.12 & 4.1x, 5 Server
  • Packet driver for Unix Client, UnixWare 7.0, SCO Unix
  • Linux (Red Hat, Caldera, SlackWare, S.U.S.E and Debian)
  • Macintosh Mac OS 8.x/9.x

LAN104 Versions

Reference Number of Ethernet channels Interface Options
RJ45 6-pin Header 40-pin Header
LAN104-1RJ 1 Yes    
LAN104-1H 1   Yes  
LAN104-1MII 1     Yes
LAN104-1M 1 Yes - PIP built-in    
LAN104-2RJ 2 Yes    
LAN104-2H 2   Yes  
LAN104-2MII 2     Yes
LAN104-2M 2 Yes - PIP built-in    
Optional: MPL offers following cable kit
SPIMII-1 MII interface connector print with flat ribbon cable (cable length 6")

Please note, not all versions are always available from stock.

Various cable accessories suitable for the LAN104-Family are available. In addition to the LAN104 Family, MPL provides the SPIDERLAN product line consisting of Ethernet-Switch modules with up to 8 ports.

Extended Temperature Option

Reference Description
XTEST-1 Extended temperature test, -40°C up to +85°C

For deployment in harsh environments, the LAN104 can be ordered in an extended temperature version. Every system needs to pass various tests in a climate chamber to prove that it will perform flawless over the temperature range indicated.

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