PCI Fiber Optic
Quad FDDI Network Interface Card
32/64-bit, 33 MHz

AEI Intelligent Technologies' Quad Port FDDI NIC card supports up to four independent Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) ports - single, dual, triple and quad redundant 100Mbit/s links; and supports 3.3V, 5V or universal PCI bus architectures.

Although the P430FX-FDDI is a PCI 32-bit card.


  • Consolidate multiple server ports onto a single card

  • Cross Platform Support for all popular server platforms.

  • Reduces Server Overhead.

  • Easy to install and configure.

  • Universal Short Card form factor.

  • Two independent Fast Ethernet controllers for added redundancy and fault tolerance.




PCI 100Base-FX Quad FDDI NIC w/ LC


PCI 100Base-FX Quad FDDI NIC w/ VF-45

** Patch cable available upon request.

Connector VF-45 or LC type connectors
Speed, Cable & Distance Up to 100 Mbps
62.5/125 µm Multi-mode Fiber cables - 1300nm
Distances up to 2 km
Data transfer Mode DMA Bus Mastering
LEDs Link, Activity, and Speed
Slot Type 32/64-bit, 33MHz
3.3V or 5V slot
Universal short card
Bus Type PCI 2.1 & 2.2 compliant, compatible with PCI-X slots
Parallel Detection Yes
Driver Support

Device Drivers

Windows Installation During the install, you will need to configure the driver in the Device Manager for fiber optic speed and duplex.  Set to 100FX-FD.  This procedure in Windows is only required during the initial installation as the OS stores network settings in memory. Other operating systems support firmware configuration of fiber optic ports.
Certifications FCC Part 15, Subpart B - Class A; CE; CISPR-22-A; CISPR-22-B, VCCI-A; CSA 22.2 No. 950-95; and CE compliant to: EN55024, EN50082-1, EN60950
MTBF * 120 Years
Environment Specs Temperature: operating 0C to 55C
Humidity: 0 to 95% non-condensing
Dimensions 6.8" (L) x 4.2" (H)
Universal Short Card
Power Consumption

Operating Voltage: 3.3VDC/5VDC

Consumption: 1.6W

* According to Telcordia SR-332 Issue 1 Environmental condition – GB (Ground, Fixed, Controlled). Ambient temperature - 25°C. Temperature rise of 10°C above the system ambient temperature was assumed for the cards components.