Looking for info - En-link Ethernet card for the Apple II

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Mon Jun 25 13:39:09 2001

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Michael Maginnis wrote:

> Found a card in the local thrift store's '99-cent grab-box-o-cards',
> labelled 'En-link Apple II Interface'. On the back is a rubber-stamped
> 'Protoype' label. A Google search turned up nothing - the only thing I
> could find was an obscure reference to the board in my Softalk article
> database:
> July 84, P 68
> 'Marketalk News'
> "An Ethernet-compatible interface that can make the Apple an intelligent
> terminal in a local-area network has been manufactured by En-Link (4706
> Bond Street, Shawnee, KS 66203; 913-268-6606). Utilizing current
> standard LSI integrated circuits designed for Ethernet, the board
> performs the necessary framing, retries, and error checking required of
> the system. Other applications for the board include communication with
> remote printers and terminals, $1,250. $750 each in quantities of 100
> or more."

Damn! Bitchin find!

Good luck finding the drivers though. Talk about obscure Apple II cards.
Let us know if you ever come up with anything.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Mon Jun 25 2001 - 13:39:09 BST

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