HP 9000 Series 360 Thin LAN

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Fri Feb 21 12:47:55 CST 2020

> I am using an HP 9000 Series 360 with a "Thin LAN" coax card to run a 
> piece of equipment. The LAN connection is not currently being used.  I'm 
> wondering if it's possible to connect it to a modern ethernet network?  
> If so, what could I do with it? I found an adapter on Amazon. I would 
> like to be able to transfer files and possibly print.  The file systems 
> are not compatible except for maybe ASCII files.  Anyone have any 
> thoughts?  Even if I could transfer files into another HP 9000 system it 
> would be beneficial.

Thinnet is "just Ethernet." All you need is some sort of transceiver to
connect it, and many old hubs have Thinnet ports right on them (my trusty 
10baseT Allied Telesyn hub has such a port).

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