Origin 200 and Origin 200 GIGAchannel Owner's Guide

Document Number: 007-3708-002


Written by Kameran Kashani and Carolyn Curtis

Illustrated by Francesca Angelesco, Cheri Brown, and Kameran Kashani

Production by Carlos Miqueo

Engineering contributions by Jim Gath, Jeffrey Heller, Dave Parry, Ken Hibbard, Eric Williams, Demick Boyden, Steve Smithson, Dilip Amin, Richard Wright, Brad Morrow, Matt Robinson, Tim Wong, Tom Jackman, and Carl Strasen

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FCC Warning

This equipment has been tested and found compliant with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.


This product requires the use of external shielded cables in order to maintain compliance pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

International Special Committee on Radio Interference (CISPR)

This equipment has been tested to and is in compliance with the Class A limits per CISPR publication 22, Limits and Methods of Measurement of Radio Interference Characteristics of Information Technology Equipment; Germany's BZT Class A limits for Information Technology Equipment; and Japan's VCCI Class 1 limits.

Canadian Department of Communications Statement

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class A limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.


Le présent appareil numérique n'émet pas de perturbations radioélectriques dépassant les normes applicables aux appareils numériques de Classe A prescrites dans le Règlement sur le interferences radioélectriques établi par le Ministère des Communications du Canada.