Olivetti M24 LAN Interface

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Sat May 16 15:49:45 CDT 2015

> On May 16, 2015, at 3:23 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> 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.

Secure by obscurity, or was there some actual basis for that claim?


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