HP Vectra networking (26 days OT)

From: Ken Marshall <kmar_at_lle.rochester.edu>
Date: Tue Dec 8 07:21:19 1998

At 10:27 PM 12/7/98 -0000, you wrote:
>> I have had several older HP vectras here that have had HP-HPIL interfaces,
>> including an HP Vectra CS (8086) and a Vectra RS-20 (386). The HP-HPIL
>> interface was generally supplied as an 8-bit card that plugged directly
>> into the ISA bus.
>If you're talking about HP-IL, that is *entirely* different from HP-HIL.
>There's nothing called HP-HPIL.

You are correct. I meant HP-HIL. HP-HPIL was a typograpical error.

I also have HP-IL here, but that's used to interface a gas chromatograph
/mass spectrometer to a HP 9000 series workstation. I know of others here
that have used HP-IL for other HP systems, but I've never seen it on HP PC's.

>As far as I know, there was never an ISA plug-in card to do HP-HIL. The
>cards for HP-IL are not too rare.
Kenneth L. Marshall
Research Engineer, Optical Materials
Laboratory for Laser Energetics
University of Rochester
250 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Fax: (716)-275-5960
Received on Tue Dec 08 1998 - 07:21:19 GMT

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