D-shell connector age?

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jan 3 16:14:02 CST 2007


On 3 Jan 2007 at 15:33, Jules Richardson wrote:

> Thing is, SCART was apparently first used in consumer A/V equipment in 1977, 
> which probably means it was thought up in the mid-70's. Edge connectors and/or 
> circular DIN connectors were probably more common on computer equipment of 
> that time, but were D-shell types around by then too?

If my memory isn't too faulty, DB25's (used to be called "Cannon 
connectors") go back at least to the early 60s.  Ma Bell used them on 
her datacomm equipment, complete with the chunky bakelite hoods.

Cheers,
Chuck




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