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D-Link ™ DFE-520TX
32-bit Fast Ethernet Network Adapter
First Edition (February 2005)
Printed in Taiwan


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  • Page 1 D-Link ™ DFE-520TX 32-bit Fast Ethernet Network Adapter Manual First Edition (February 2005) 6DFE520TX.01 Printed in Taiwan RECYCLABLE...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents INTRODUCTION............................1 System Requirements ...........................1 Features ................................1 INSTALLATION ............................3 Unpack and Inspect............................3 Installing the Adapter.............................3 Connecting the Network Cable ........................3 Software Installation ............................4 TROUBLESHOOTING..........................5 SPECIFICATIONS ............................6...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    DFE-520TX Ethernet Adapter Card Introduction Thank you for choosing the D-Link DFE-520TX, the value leader among Fast Ethernet adapters for PCI Bus personal computers. This introduction gives a general description of the newer networking technologies found on the DFE-520TX. The DFE-520TX provides IEEE 802.3x Flow Control Enhancements, which are needed for a network adapter to function with a switch.
  • Page 4 DFE-520TX Ethernet Adapter Card • Driver support for: † √ Microsoft Windows Server 2003 √ Red Hat Linux 9.0 (kernel 2.4/2.6) or later √ Microsoft Windows XP √ Microsoft Windows 2000 √ Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 √ Microsoft Windows 98SE √...
  • Page 5: Installation

    In some cases, you may need to have the DFE-520TX installed by your computer manufacturer.) 2. Insert the contact edge of the DFE-520TX card into the connector of any available PCI Bus Master expansion slot. Press the card firmly into the connector such that the card’s contacts are fully seated in the connector.
  • Page 6: Software Installation

    Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is needed to read or print out your user manual, will also come in handy for many other applications. Simply follow the directions in the Wizard, and your DFE-520TX will be installed successfully in just a few minutes, allowing you to enjoy the many advantages of joining an Ethernet LAN.
  • Page 7: Troubleshooting

    • The DFE-520TX Adapter features four LED indicators: • Link/Activity – Steady green indicates good linkage between the DFE-520TX and its supporting server or switch. Flashing green indicates activity (transmitting or receiving) within the adapter.
  • Page 8: Specifications

    DFE-520TX Ethernet Adapter Card Specifications EMC And Safety Certifications: • FCC Class B • CE Class B • C-Tick Host interface: 32-bit PCI Bus (Bus Master) I/O base address assigned by Plug and Play system Interrupt Number Assigned by Plug and Play system Physical Dimensions: 4.73 inches(L) x 1.65 inches (W)
  • Page 9: Limited Warranty

    Ninety (90) days D-Link’s sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware at no charge to the original owner. Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or of an identical make, model or part; D- Link may in its discretion may replace the defective Hardware (or any part thereof) with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 11 Warranty Period from the date of original retail purchase. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.
  • Page 12 Canada) D-Link may reject or return any product that is not packaged and shipped in strict compliance with the foregoing requirements, or for which an RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that is not packaged and shipped in accordance with the foregoing requirements, or that is determined by D-Link not to be defective or non-conforming.
  • Page 13 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. For detailed warranty outside the United States, please contact corresponding local D-Link office.
  • Page 14 DFE-520TX Ethernet Adapter Card Register your D-Link product online at
  • Page 15 (collectively referred to in this limited warranty as “D-LINK”) with this limited warranty. The Term “D-LINK Hardware Product” is limited to the hardware components and all its internal components including firmware. The term “D-LINK Hardware Product” DOES NOT include any software...
  • Page 16 (or as amended from time to time). D-LINK does not warrant that the products will operate uninterrupted or error-free or that all deficiencies, errors, defects or non-conformities will be corrected.
  • Page 17 The replacement product need not be new or of an identical make, model or part; D-LINK may in its discretion replace the defective product (or any part thereof) with any reconditioned equivalent (or superior) product in all material respects to the defective product.
  • Page 18 Materialfehlern sind. Voraussetzung hierfür ist jedoch, dass das Produkt entsprechend dem Benutzerhandbuch und den weiteren Dokumentationen, die der Benutzer beim Kauf (oder später) erhalten hat, genutzt und gewartet wird. D-LINK garantiert nicht, dass die Produkte störungs- oder fehlerfrei arbeiteten oder dass alle Mängel, Fehler, Defekte oder...
  • Page 19 Laufzeit der eingeschränkten Garantie Die Laufzeit der eingeschränkten Garantie beginnt mit dem Zeitpunkt, zu dem das Produkt von D-LINK gekauft wurde. Als Nachweis für den Zeitpunkt des Kaufs gilt der datierte Kauf- oder Lieferbeleg. Es kann von Ihnen verlangt werden, dass Sie zur Inanspruchnahme von Garantiediensten den Kauf des Produkts nachweisen.
  • Page 20 D-LINK durch ein autorisiertes D-LINK-Servicecenter durchgeführt. Bauteile oder Hardware-Produkte, die gemäß dieser eingeschränkten Garantie entfernt werden, gehen in das Eigentum von D-LINK über. Die verbliebene eingeschränkte Garantie des entfernten Teils oder Produkts wird auf das Ersatzteil oder -produkt übertragen.
  • Page 21 « les Produits Matériels D-LINK) vendus par D-LINK (Europe) Ltd., ses filiales, sociétés affiliées, revendeurs agréés ou distributeurs locaux à travers le monde (collectivement ici « D-LINK ») avec la présente garantie limitée. Le terme de « Produit Matériel D-LINK » se limite aux composants matériels et à l’ensemble de leurs composants internes, notamment le firmware.
  • Page 22 ; ou (f) du feu, de l’eau, d’une catastrophe naturelle ou autre. La présente garantie ne s’applique pas non plus à un produit dont le numéro de série D-LINK aurait été retiré ou altéré de quelque manière que ce soit.
  • Page 23 Exécution de la Garantie Produit Limitée En cas de défaut ou d’erreur d’un produit, l’unique obligation de D-LINK se limite à la réparation ou au remplacement gratuit du produit défectueux, au bénéfice de l’acheteur initial, sous réserve que le produit soit rapporté à un Centre de Service Agréé...
  • Page 24 Condiciones generales Esta garantía la ofrece D-LINK (Europe) Ltd. (en este documento, "D-LINK"). La garantía limitada del producto sólo es válida si se acompaña del comprobante de la compra. También deberá presentarse la tarjeta de garantía si D-LINK lo solicita.
  • Page 25 Período de la garantía limitada del producto El período de la garantía limitada del producto se inicia en la fecha en que se realizó la compra a D-LINK. Para el comprador, el comprobante de la fecha de la compra es el recibo de la venta o de la entrega, en el que figura la fecha de la compra del producto.
  • Page 26 D-LINK. Todos los productos de hardware o componentes que se eliminen bajo esta garantía limitada serán propiedad de D-LINK. La parte o el producto de repuesto adquiere, para el resto de la garantía limitada, el estatus de parte o producto eliminado. El producto de repuesto no ha de ser nuevo o de la misma marca, modelo o parte;...
  • Page 27 D-Link Europe Termini di Garanzia dei Prodotti Generalità La presente Garanzia viene fornita da D-LINK (Europe) Ltd. (di seguito denominata "D-LINK"). Essa viene riconosciuta solo se accompagnata dalla prova di acquisto. D-LINK può richiedere anche l’esibizione della presente cartolina di garanzia.
  • Page 28: Periodo Di Garanzia

    (c) movimentazione impropria; (d) guasto di prodotti o servizi non forniti da D- LINK o non soggetti a una garanzia successiva di D-LINK o a un accordo di manutenzione; (e) impiego o conservazione impropri; (f) incendio, inondazione, cause di forza maggiore o altro evento catastrofico accidentale. La presente garanzia non si applica altresì...
  • Page 29 Prestazioni della Garanzia limitata Qualora comparisse un difetto o una non conformità, D-LINK avrà l’unico obbligo di riparare o sostituire il prodotto non conforme senza alcun costo per l’acquirente a condizione che il prodotto venga restituito a un Centro di Assistenza autorizzato D-LINK entro il periodo di garanzia.
  • Page 30 Le Florilege, No. 2, Allée de la Fresnerie, 78330 Fontenay-le-Fleury, France TEL: 33-1-3023-8688 FAX: 33-1-3023-8689 URL: E-MAIL: Germany D-Link Central Europe (D-Link Deutschland GmbH) Schwalbacher Strasse 74, D-65760 Eschborn, Germany TEL: 49-6196-77990 FAX: 49-6196-7799300 URL: BBS: 49-(0) 6192-971199 (analog) BBS: 49-(0) 6192-971198 (ISDN)
  • Page 31 Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa TEL: 27-12-665-2165 FAX: 27-12-665-2186 URL: E-MAIL: Spain D-Link Iberia (Spain and Portugal) Sabino de Arana, 56 bajos, 08028 Barcelona, Spain TEL: 34 93 409 0770 FAX: 34 93 491 0795 URL: E-MAIL:
  • Page 32 U.K. D-Link Europe (United Kingdom) Ltd Floor, Merit House, Edgware Road, Colindale, London NW9 5AB United Kingdom TEL: 44-020-8731-5555 SALES: 44-020-8731-5550 FAX: 44-020-8731-5511 SALES: 44-020-8731-5551 BBS: 44 (0) 181-235-5511 URL: E-MAIL: U.S.A. D-Link U.S.A. 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA TEL: 1-949-788-0805 FAX: 1-949-753-7033 INFO: 1-800-326-1688 URL:
  • Page 33 8. What category best describes your company? Aerospace Engineering Education Finance Hospital Legal Insurance/Real Estate Manufacturing Retail/Chainstore/Wholesale Government Transportation/Utilities/Communication System house/company Other________________________________ 9. Would you recommend your D-Link product to a friend? Don't know yet 10.Your comments on this product? _______________________________________________________________________________________...

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