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

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Jun 26 02:56:28 2001

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Michael Maginnis wrote:

> I've been drooling over the LanceGS card lately - gotta save up. What
> makes the En-Link unusual is its apparent release date (1984), meaning
> that it was specifically designed for the IIe (& II+ maybe?); the GS

What makes you think that? The //c was announced in 1984. The //e was
announced in 1981. There's a chance it might only work on later revision
Apple //e's though.

> wasn't released until 86 or 87 (IIRC). Maybe the fact that the card
> cost almost as much as the computer it was designed for prevented
> mainstream acceptance. Skimming the doco on the LanceGS, it looks like
> that card is relatively new, having been released Sept last year.

Yeah, I can't imagine any organization in 1984 would be so serious about
the Apple ][ that they'd be spending $1,250 for an ethernet card for each
Apple ][ to build a network of them.

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Tue Jun 26 2001 - 02:56:28 BST

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