WTB: AUI cables

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 17 15:03:31 CST 2020

On 11/17/20 3:12 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 11/17/20 11:06 AM, Grant Taylor via cctalk wrote:
>> On 11/17/20 11:54 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
>>> There was at least one vendor (Artisoft, I think) that terminated
>>> their thicknet coax in 15-pin AUI connectors.   Never could figure out
>>> the reason for that--it seemed like a very awkward setup.
>> The /coax/ was terminated in a 15-pin AUI connector?
>> Or the machine facing connector on the tap was 15-pin AUI?
> No, the AUI was the standard DA-15 to the 10Base5 transceiver; forgive
> my clumsy response.
> Yes, I know that's obvious, but there are probably few who remember the
> agony of thicknet.

Agony?  Considering the alternatives to compare it to at the time
not really much agony.


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