AUI cables in UK?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Mar 5 10:14:26 2004

On Fri, 5 Mar 2004, Pete Turnbull wrote:

> On Mar 5, 0:52, Witchy wrote:
> > Blue? I've never seen a blue AUI cable! Then again I only worked with
> > moulded DEC ones so I dunno about 3rd party products :)
> The moulded ones, usually beige in colour, a bit thicker than a pencil,
> or somewhat thicker than thinnet cable, are office-grade. They have
> much higher losses and you can't use them for long runs. I think the
> maximum allowed length is about 30'. All the standard-grade ones I've
> ever seen are blue, and about as thick as yellow etherhose. Maximum
> length 164' (50m).

Ah, thanks for solving the mystery of the weird DA15 cables I got in the
other day. Now I know these are AUI cables. Useful.

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