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MC65 Integrator Guide
Four Slot Ethernet Cradle
This section describes how to set up and use a Four Slot Ethernet cradle with the MC65.
The Four Slot Ethernet cradle:
Provides 5.4 VDC power for operating the MC65.
Connects the MC65 (up to four) to an Ethernet network.
Simultaneously charges up to four MC65s.
You cannot ActiveSync using the Four Slot Ethernet cradle. To ActiveSync with a host computer, use the Single
Slot USB/Serial cradle, USB Charging cable or Serial Charging cable.
Connect the Ethernet cradle to a power source and to an Ethernet switch, router, or hub, or a port on the host
Four Slot Ethernet Cradle Connection
Daisychaining Ethernet Cradles
Daisychain up to four Ethernet cradles to connect several cradles to an Ethernet network. Use either a straight or
crossover cable. Daisy-chaining should not be attempted when the main Ethernet connection to the first cradle is
10 Mbps as throughput issues will almost certainly result.
To daisychain more than one Ethernet cradle:
Connect power to each Ethernet cradle to daisychain.
Connect an Ethernet cable to Port 1 of the first cradle as shown in
Connect a second Ethernet cable between Port 2 of the first cradle, and Port 1 of the second cradle.
Connect additional cradles as described in Step 3.
Ethernet Port 1
Router, or Hub