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100BASE-TX to 100BASE-FX media converters connect Fast Ethernet 100BASE-FX fiber to 100BASE-TX UTP LANs. They use auto-negotiation for full- and half-duplex operation and can handle numerous fiber types. These converters auto-adapt to the highest performance level supported by the device that is connected to the UTP port. When the device supports full-duplex, the converter adapts to full-duplex mode and creates a 200-Mbps bandwidth. When the connected device supports only half-duplex, the converter adapts to this mode and creates a 100-Mbps bandwidth. Full- and half-duplex operation can also be controlled by a manual override switch. The UTP port, which supports distances of up to 100 m (328 ft.), has a modular 568 RJ-45 connector for Category 5 wiring. A crossover switch eliminates the need for crossed cables.