D connector tirade (was: Re: Age-old ethernet equipment)

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Fri Mar 30 09:34:56 2001

Finding appropriate cabling for our various hardware oddities would be easier,
indeed, if folks could just get the nomenclature straight. After all, given
that the price of the cable, or the necessary components, is going to be
painfully high, it would be comforting to know that one had specified the
components correctly.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Cameron Kaiser" <spectre_at_stockholm.ptloma.edu>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 7:37 AM
Subject: Re: D connector tirade (was: Re: Age-old ethernet equipment)

> > >That's why it's a PITA. Finding cables for it is expensive and few people
> > >stock DB23 connectors.
> >
> > Surely it can't be more uncommon than just about every other non-VGA
> > connector. At least my local electronics shop has got D23 connectors while
> > and 13W3 have to be specifically ordered.
> You're lucky. Not even the local Fry's carries them. I have to special order
> them at exorbitant prices. For that matter, I haven't seen any 13w3 cables
> at the local Fry's either.
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