GigE cameras with 10/100 Gigabit Ethernet

It is possible to use GigE cameras in 10/100 speed mode.

Operating conditions:

  • Crossover cable is not needed.
  • StreamBytesPerSecond <= 12,000,000. With some NIC hardware, this may need to be even lower (<8,000,000).
  • PacketSize = 1500. With some NIC hardware, this may need to be lower (<1024).
  • It is advisable to set the StreamBytesPerSecond and PacketSize in a powerup configuration file for the camera.

NOTE:
Using GigE cards forced to 100Mbps/Full Duplex in Link Speed settings is not the same as 100Mbps Auto Negotiate mode. The Auto Negotiate process must exist/be enabled for the camera to be recognized by the NIC.



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