Dual Channel 2Gb/s Fibre Channel
MAJOR FEATURES
• 2Gb/s Fibre Channel link with auto speed negotiation with 1Gb/s Fibre Channel SANs
LightPulse®
LP1050DC
PCI-X Host Bus Adapter
• Dual Fibre Channel ports
• PCI-X 133 MHz bus
The Emulex® LightPulse® LP1050DC delivers on Emulex’s history of
• Superior Performance
excellence in performance, reliability, and manageability. The LP1050DC
– Full duplex 2Gb/s bandwidth per port
is a high performance, dual-channel PCI-X Fibre Channel HBA that’s ideally
– Capable of sustaining up to 70,000 I/Os per second per port
suited for large or mixed operating system Storage Area Network (SAN)
– Frame level multiplexing and out of order frame reassembly
the LightPulse LP1050DC can be effectively applied within a broad range of
– On-board hardware context cache for superior fabric support and high transaction performance
• End-to-end data protection with hardware parity and
CRC support
• HBAnyware™ provides centralized, in-depth
management of HBAs anywhere in the SAN
• Enterprise AutoPilot Installer™ simplifies and
accelerates the HBA installation process
environments. With renowned driver support for popular operating systems,
storage networking solutions.
Emulex is the most trusted name in storage networking connectivity. That’s
because each and every Emulex LightPulse HBA leverages five generations
of advanced, field-proven technologies to deliver a distinctive set of benefits
that the world’s largest enterprises have come to rely on. From their unique
firmware upgradeable architecture, to their common driver model, Emulex
HBAs are simply “Generations Ahead” of competing solutions.
• Firmware-based architecture enables HBAs to be
updated with new features & functionality, maintaining
investment value
SUPERIOR QUALITY AND RELIABILITY— Emulex HBAs deliver industry-
• Hardware independent drivers ease management &
allow driver upgrade independently of HBA firmware
minimizes components. Emulex HBAs also use a combination of parity, CRC,
• SMI-S and common HBA API support enable seamless
upward integration into enterprise storage and server
management solutions
data blocks, which are passed from the host interface through the HBA.
• Universal boot provides multi-platform support
for remote SAN boot, offering enhanced server
management and reduced system costs
• Detailed, real-time event logging and tracing enables
quick diagnosis of SAN problems
• RoHS Compliant (Directive 2002/95/EC)
leading reliability levels by utilizing a field-proven, single-chip design that
ECC and other advanced error checking methods to verify the integrity of
THE MOST EFFICIENT INSTALLATION AND MANAGEMENT— Emulex
management tools automate installation and provide local and remote HBA
configuration and management. Emulex’s unique Service Level Interface
(SLI) architecture allows complete independence of device drivers from HBA
hardware and firmware. That means no reboots during most configuration
changes and no need for OS specific firmware. A single driver model
simplifies management across multiple generations of HBAs. In addition,
Emulex HBAs have a firmware-based architecture that enables feature
and performance upgrades without costly hardware changes, for long-term
EMULEX HBAs
Generations Ahead
investment protection and seamless backward compatibility.
MAXIMUM SAN PERFORMANCE— Emulex HBAs deliver maximum
performance levels in real-world application environments, with superior
full-duplex data throughput and I/Os per second. And Emulex’s exclusive
Dynamic Frame Multiplexing ensures consistently superior performance in
mixed load environments such as disk and tape back-up applications.
THE FASTEST DIAGNOSIS AND RECOVERY— Comprehensive diagnostic
functions, coupled with detailed event logging and tracing, provide for fast,
efficient SAN troubleshooting.
THE BROADEST ENTERPRISE DEPLOYMENT— With the largest installed
base of any Fibre Channel HBA supplier, Emulex is trusted by the world’s
largest, mission critical enterprises. Long-standing partnerships with leading
storage vendors ensure unparalleled compatibility levels.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Dual Channel 2Gb/s Fibre Channel
LightPulse®
STANDARDS
ANSI Fibre Channel:
FC-FS, FC-PH, FC-PI, FCP, FCP-2, FC-AL,
FC-PLDA, FC-MI, FC-FLA, IETF IP over FC
PCI-X 1.0a & PCI 2.3
Fibre Channel Class 2 & 3
volts: +3.3 and +5 VDC
power @ 66MHz (typ/max):
LP1050: 8.0/11.4 watts
LP1050DC: 8.1/11.6 watts
power @ 100/133MHz (typ/max):
LP1050: 8.9/12.7 watts
LP1050DC: 9.2/13.1 watts
ARCHITECTURE
Emulex LightPulse® technology
operating temperature:
0° to 45°C (32° to 113°F)
2Gb/s or 1Gb/s FC Link
airflow required: 100 lf/m
Quad Data Rate (QDR) SRAM Unified Data
Buffer & Code Space memory
storage temperature:
-40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F)
Windows Server 2003
Windows 2000
relative humidity:
5% to 95% non–condensing
SOFTWARE FEATURES
AGENCY APPROVALS
Windows NT
Class 1 Laser Product per DHHS 21CFR (J)
& EN60825
Linux
UL recognized to UL 1950
NetWare
CUR recognized to CSA22.2, No. 950
TUV certified to EN60950
HARDWARE ENVIRONMENTS
FCC rules, Part 15, Class A
x86 & Intel® Itanium® Processor family
ICES–003, Class A
3.3V signaling, 5V tolerant
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC (CE Mark)
32/64-bit 33/66MHz PCI
66/100/133MHz PCI-X
- EN55022, Class A
- EN55024
Australian EMC Framework (C–Tick Mark)
OPTICAL
data rates:
1.0625/2.125 Gb/s (auto–detected)
VCCI, Class A
optics:
short wave lasers with LC type connector
BSMI (Taiwan), Class A
cable:
50/125µm, up to 300 meters at 2Gb/s
62.5/125µm, up to 150 meters at 2Gb/s
ORDERING INFORMATION
PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
PCI-X
Host Bus Adapter
POWER AND ENVIRONMENTAL
REQUIREMENTS
PHP hot plug – hot swap
DRIVER SUPPORT
LP1050DC
- AS/NZS 3548, Class A
MIC (Korea), Class A
LP1050DC-F2
Dual-channel, embedded multi–mode
optic interface
A rich suite of software complements the
LightPulse LP11000 family of enterprise and
midrange-class Fibre Channel HBAs. Setup
programs like Enterprise AutoPilot Installer
streamline the installation of HBA drivers
and management applications to a few
simple commands, and provide customizable
scripting capabilities for both interactive and
automated installations. As a centralized
management suite, HBAnyware incorporates
agent technology that provides discovery, reporting and management of local and remote
HBAs with both in-band Fibre Channel and
out-of-band IP support, enabling sophisticated management capabilities such as remote
firmware upgrades and advanced diagnostics
from a single console anywhere in the SAN.
All Emulex device drivers are fully compatible with previous generations of Emulex
host bus adapters. A single driver binary
supports all Emulex HBAs on a given host
platform, streamlining the management
of device drivers in environments with
multiple generations and versions of HBAs,
simplifying the upgrade process, and providing investment protection.
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is provided for reference only. Although this information is believed to
be accurate and reliable at the time of publication, Emulex assumes no
responsibility for errors or omissions. Emulex reserves the right to make
changes or corrections without notice.
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