"Locking Connector Kits" for LocalTalk

From: Tothwolf <tothwolf_at_concentric.net>
Date: Tue Jan 8 22:01:49 2002

On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Chris wrote:

> Not that it will matter, as you don't plan to build it anyway... but for
> reference... MCM Electronics (www.mcm-electronics.com) sells Female Din-8
> (although, isn't that size really a mini-din?). Mini-Din, Din, either
> way, I know they sell them, as I bought a few a while back to replace the
> broken off serial ports on a PowerBook 160. The ones I bought were solder
> type, and meant to be used with a cable (so now my Powerbook has two
> short cables sticking out the back for the serial ports... no matter, it
> sits on a shelf acting as a nat router and backup mail server these days)

If you ever decide to replace these with the right connector, Mouser
Electronics http://www.mouser.com/ or Digi-Key http://www.digikey.com/
should have the correct part. You might also want to check Jameco
Electronics http://www.jameco.com/

There is a standard size Din-8 on the market, but it is not very common.

Received on Tue Jan 08 2002 - 22:01:49 GMT

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