WTB: AUI cables

Grant Taylor cctalk at gtaylor.tnetconsulting.net
Tue Nov 17 18:13:43 CST 2020

On 11/17/20 12:55 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk wrote:
> For those who might be curious, the screw-on type AUI were a 
> requirement for TEMPEST installs back in the day.  I used to have a 
> bunch of them, too.  TEMPEST PC's would have a short cable going from 
> the network card (frequently Western Digital WD8003E) to the bulkhead 
> connector to make the transition inside the beefed up TEMPEST case. 
> Those were the days!!


> By the way, I still have a bunch of AUI to 10BaseT transceivers still 
> in their cute little cardboard boxes.  Their marketing life was short 
> and people I worked for ended out with more spares than they could 
> ever hope to use.  I imagine they are getting rare at this point.

I still see AUI to 10BaseT or even 10Base2 transceivers quarterly, if 
not monthly in a few different haunts.

Grant. . . .
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