A2065 Ethernet

From: Tothwolf <tothwolf_at_concentric.net>
Date: Tue Apr 16 03:25:50 2002

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Lawrence Walker wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Apr 2002, Tothwolf wrote:
> > On Sun, 14 Apr 2002, Lawrence Walker wrote:
> >
> > > I also have an unknown MCA board by Pure Data copyrighted 1987 with
> > > 4 BNC connectors. I had thought it might be an arcnet (which IIRC
> > > PD was heavily involved with) board. Some sort of hub on a card.
> >
> > What kind of chips does it have on it? Usually you can identify a these
> > kinds of boards based on the chips they use.
> It's looks like a fairly simple board and there are no significant
> chips that you can see. The 4 port section chips and components are
> encased in black plastic-like material, similar to what I've seen on
> other NICs, each on it's own section of the board. It does have 4 LEDs
> on the face of the card. To indicate activity I imagine. I tried Peter
> Wendts MCA card i.d. program to no avail.

That does sound like an arcnet card, although it could also be some sort
of data acquisition interface. Many arcnet cards do have an epoxy encased
module for some of the media interface circuitry.

Do you have the .adf file for this board?

Received on Tue Apr 16 2002 - 03:25:50 BST

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