78040/50/60 TAPs should not be mixed with 78041/51/61 TAPs

Issue

Can 78040/50/60 TAPs be mixed in a network configuration with 78041/51/61 TAPs?

Product Line

TAC I/NET

Environment

  • 78040 TAP
  • 78050 TAP
  • 78060 TAP
  • 78041 TAP
  • 78051 TAP
  • 78061 TAP

Cause

Mixing these two types has never been tested nor supported.

Resolution

Never mix these two types of TAPs in a single network. Refer to Tech Tip 047 for more information.