Half-duplex VT420?

From: Carlos Murillo <cmurillo_at_emtelsa.multi.net.co>
Date: Wed Oct 10 07:10:08 2001

At 11:36 PM 10/9/01 +0100, Iggy wrote:
>cmurillo skrev:
>>Nice! I wish I had a couple extra e-net cards; then I'd
>>make my hp380 my firewall.
>That's what I intend to do with it. It's so silent, after all.
>Are they that difficult to get hold of, though? There seems to always be some
>9000/300 series stuff on eBay. This particular card seems older than the
>"motherboard"; I suppose this case has been upgraded from an earlier 300
>series without built-in ethernet. In any case, the card is of the type with a
>card-edge connector. It plugs into a board with two such connectors, which in
>turn connects into the bus with a DIN connector.
>If one is creative with a hacksaw, it should be possible to fit two ethernet
>cards into that adapter backplane.

I have never seen individual ethernet cards for the 300 series;
the LAN interface was always part of the "human interface" module
that has hpib, serial, audio, lan and HIL connectors (and SCSI in the 380).
But I am sure that they exist. What is the model number on your
lan card?


Carlos E. Murillo-Sanchez carlos_murillo_at_nospammers.ieee.org
Received on Wed Oct 10 2001 - 07:10:08 BST

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