at&t unix pc

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Mon Oct 11 18:34:01 CDT 2010

On 10/11/10 6:28 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>>> I don't presently have one, but if I do ever run across one, I'd want
>>> to make sure I had a "StarLAN" card (1Base5, for the pedants in the
>>> crowd) - I even have a few official StarLAN transceivers and such -
>>> they work fine on a 10BaseT network.
>> StarLAN does *NOT* operate on a 10BaseT network.  The signalling is
>> similar, but the data rate is 1 Mbps rather than 10 Mbps.
> Apologies for any ambiguity, but to be clear, the genuine StarLAN
> transceivers I have are working fine on my 10BaseT network at 10Mbps,
> not 1Mbps.  I was not trying to suggest you could plug a true 1Base5
> StarLAN network directly into a 10BaseT network.
> Is it possible that different kinds of devices were all badged "StarLAN"?

   You're talking about StarLAN-10, which is very different from 
StarLAN.  I don't recall if they were labeled as such.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL

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