New PIP-USP3's are shipping with a clamp-on ferrite core for emission regulations. The enclosed instruction sheet says to place the supplied ferrite core on "the cable" but doesn't identify the cable. The picture shows an RJ-type connector, but it isn't clear whether this is the AUX or NETWORK cable. Can you clarify?
PIP-USP3 Ferrite Core Upgrade
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Posted 18 May 2004 - 07:24 AM
...and if I'm using shielded CAT-5 for TCP-IQ do I still need to install the core?
Posted 18 May 2004 - 12:16 PM
The ferrite choke you are referring to is for the Data Line (RJ-45) cable not the Aux (RJ-11) cable. It is to meet the stringent European CE Emissions requirements when using standard Cat 5 UTP cable. You would have to check with the European standards group as to if STP would meet their requirements or not.