Olivetti M24 LAN Interface

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sat May 16 14:23:12 CDT 2015

On 05/16/2015 04:29 AM, Robert Jarratt wrote:
> I picked up an Olivetti M24 the other day. When I opened it up I found a
> "Fox Research LAN Interface" dated 1984. I have not been able to find any
> information on this card. It has a make DE-9 connector with only 3 pins
> (technically does that make it a DE-3?). Can anyone give me any details of
> this interface?

I believe that that's an old 10Net card--essentially a 1Mbit protocol 
over twisted pair.  Popular briefly in the 80s mostly because it claimed 
to be secure.

Maybe there are protocol converters out there, but they'd probably be 
pretty scarce.


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