Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Direct media independent interface connection system for network devices










Image Number 11 for United States Patent #5892926.

A direct media independent interface (DMII) connection for a network device including a data link circuit, a connector, a clock circuit and a crossover connection. The data link circuit includes a reconciliation circuit that transmits and receives signals according to the MII standard. The clock circuit asserts at least one MII clock signal on the crossover connection to synchronize data transfer. The crossover connection crosses MII transmit signals with MII receive signals. A grounding circuit is optionally provided to ground one or more of the MII signals that are not required for the DMII connection. The connector may be a standard MII connector, or may be implemented as a minimum or reduced profile connector for carrying only the desired MII signals. The crossover connection is performed internally within the DMII port, or externally by a crossover cable. The cable is a standard MII cable, or is implemented as a minimum or reduced profile cable. The clock and ground circuits may be incorporated within either or both DMII ports, or may be incorporated within a crossover cable.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Replacing memory pointers with implicit pointers to be used in compiler-generated debug output
Faucet handle
Packet bundling at the PDCP layer
Actuator, actuator structure and method of manufacturing actuator
Online data conversion technique using a sliding window
Sensor controller, navigation device, and sensor control method
Droplet generation and detection device, and droplet control device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Multi-roll calender
Ridge waveguide distributed-feedback laser diode with a depressed-index cladding layer
Weedguard-skirt apparatus and method
Laser bowling ball guiding apparatus
Lint remover for a clothes drying machine
Resistive random access memory and verifying method thereof
Dust collecting apparatus
Incandescent lamp with a carbon cycle and a halogen cycle
Method of weighing equines
Two piece packing case