The newest member of the SharkTap family allows you to sniff an Ethernet link without using an Ethernet port on your PC. This is ideal for newer portables without an Ethernet jack, but is also a benefit if you don’t want to switch a port between network and debugging purposes.
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Ethernet Test Access Port that does not require an ethernet port, for thin notebook or netbook PCs. Uses USB 3 or USB 2 port on PC (Also provides a CAT-5 TAP port)
A ‘Test Access Port’ allows you to see the packets on an ethernet link. Directly supports 10-, 100- or 1000Base-T links.
Intended to be used with the open source Wireshark program, or equivalent.
The Gen2 SharkTapUSB features ‘carbon copy’ copper repeater technology for minimum impact on the monitored network. The carbon copies of bi-directional data are aggregated onto a single wired or USB Test Access Port (TAP)
Power-over-ethernet pass through. (For power-fail bypass, search “SharkTapBYP”) 750mA current. Non-conductive plastic cover. Auto cross-over for cables. USB3 cable included