View Full Version : Calling all Manufacture Detectives

20-03-2003, 08:45 PM
After buying a NIC (Network Interface Card), Trying to install the driver on Windows 98SE with disk supplied, I can not get it to work. The box of the NIC provides nothing to who manufacturers the NIC and who has the drivers for it. Further investigating through the driver disk (floppy) supplied, it had nothing that'd lead to who makes the NIC.

Here's some clues,

User Manual calls it a PCI 10/100 FAST Ethernet Board 102TX/TXW

FCC 159-040-02-C2 94V-0

Chipset, RTL8139D 23124S1 212E TAIWAN (obviously a Realtek chipset)

Some other things that could help, another chip FT16-04B FUN-JIN 0203

The revision number REV:C1 0209

Stickers found on the back
and the other is CN-3020 then barcode and number 20021004000116. (also found on the box)

Who makes this card? I'm not bothered by the drivers as generic realtek ones will definitely work but can anyone figure this out? I've had many leads but still can't figure out who it is. What can you guys get?

I'd be interested to see all the results as I've had a quick look and found some clues lead astray while others could be the manufactures but all the clues just don't add up.

Billy T
20-03-2003, 10:03 PM
Hi Kame

Have you tried This site (http://www.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/ead) ?

It might give you the answer.

Alternatively, use a standard NE2000 driver, or let your computer detect it and recommend a driver.


Billy 8-{)

20-03-2003, 10:09 PM
Try here, http://www.tonze.com.tw as it seems they have a network card listed cn3020. They have drivers under their downloads as well.

Murray P
20-03-2003, 10:20 PM
Hi Kame

Sorry, can't get any result on that FCC ID. Any ID's that start with 3 letters or letters and numbers?


Murray P

Murray P
20-03-2003, 10:26 PM

Ooops! Didn't refresh after searching FCC ID. Looks like Pheonix has it.


Murray P

21-03-2003, 12:19 AM
One way of determining the manufacturer is through the MAC address. From memory the first four hexidecimal numbers are meant to be unique to each manufacturer. There are lists available which can be compared to these numerals.