NETernity™ RM981RC is an economical 6U VME format unmanaged Layer-2 Gigabit Ethernet switch that offers flexibility for system designers. Configuration options include port number, interface type and media, and front panel and conformal coating. Designed to meet the needs of a wide range of applications such as commercial, industrial and government systems, this switch facilitates communications within a chassis as well as supporting the network outside the chassis. All 12 or 24 ports are routed to front panel I/O and can be 10BaseT, 100BaseTX and 1000BaseT, 1000BaseSX or 1000BaseLX. Mixing and matching of fiber and copper media is supported in groups of four. Scanbe front panel, and urethane or acrylic conformal coating are optional.