VIA Rhine III VT6106S/L Fast Ethernet Controller
rich, ultra compact package design of the VIA Rhine III
VT6106S/L Fast Ethernet Controller enables easy integration
of networking capability into a wide range of mobile,
desktop and small form factor devices.
In today's homes and offices high speed Ethernet networks
form the backbone of data communication systems, providing
connections between computers, peripherals, and the Internet
commonly at 10Mbps and increasingly at 100Mbps in full
and half duplex modes.
The VIA Rhine III VT6106S/L is a Fast Ethernet controller
developed to provide system designers a cost effective
solution that combines the physical and media access control
layers into a single device. The compact 14x14 LQPF package
design of the VIA VT6106S enables easy integration into
LAN-on-Motherboard applications in notebooks and an emerging
new generation of small form factor digital devices, as
well as in desktop PCs.
Fully compliant with 10Base-T and 100 Base-T standards,
the VIA VT6106S/L has an advanced flow control scheme
allowing data transfers up to 200Mbps in full duplex mode.
A 32-bit PCI bus-master interface employs a custom ASIC
chip that optimizes the data throughput between the chip
and the PCI bus. The VIA VT6106S/L also features Wired
for Management support (WFM), remote bootability, and
DMI 2.0 compliance. Power efficiency is provided through
support for Wake-on-LAN and ACPI features, and the VIA
VT6105 LOM is manufactured using a low power process.
Available as a single chip or as a PCI add-in card, the
VIA VT6106S/L has a low power embedded 100Base-TX transceiver
that auto-configures the data speed and duplex modes.
With its small size and low power consumption the VIA
VT6106S/L is ideal for a wide range of digital devices
and Information Appliances, helping bring high speed Ethernet
connectivity to the electronics of tomorrow.
Benefits of VIA Rhine
Ultra Compact Design
The VIA VT6106S/L has a small, 128-pin 14x14 LQFP/14x20
PQFP package design, taking up less motherboard real
estate and thus making it easy to integrate into a wide
range of mobile and small form factor devices.
Providing flexibility in network operation, the VIA
VT6106S/L offers network remote bootability and Wired
for Management (WFM) version 2.0 support for remote
Incorporating effective power management features such
as ACPI, Wake-on-LAN, and a low power 0.22 micron CMOS
design; the VIA VT6106S/L is ideal for low power requirement
Available as an onboard chip or as a PCI add-in card,
the VIA VT6105 LOM has an integrated design contains
the physical, and media layers in a single chip with
a 32 bit PCI bus-master interface, and a 3.3V IO voltage.
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