Highway interface [warning contains an ebay ref], but is an old VMS network interface

jim stephens jwsmail at jwsss.com
Wed Oct 12 07:18:26 CDT 2016

On 10/12/2016 12:57 AM, jim stephens wrote:
> I found an interface I've never seen, a Fisher Rosemont Highway 
> interface.  I don't know much in the history of Dec / VMS, but am 
> guessing this is for Vax system only.
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/371645465846
> I found this flyer sheet about it with the info on the interface. I'm 
> guessing if you don't have one of the central boxes, you have some 
> expensive gold scrap in these boards.
> http://emersonprocess.com/systems/support/documentation/provox/docvue/Product%20Data%20Sheets/Communications/buDH6032.pdf 
> The fact this reference is where it is suggests there must be embedded 
> systems using it to justify the price though.  Also the other manual 
> referred to indicates that there is something that runs on NT, as well 
> as a mention of AIX.
> http://emersonprocess.com/systems/support/documentation/provox/docvue/CHIP/P4_0/pnCHIP_NTp4.pdf 
> thanks
> Jim
I found an Allen Bradley box which uses this, not sure if it needs a 
hub, but points to the use of the hardware.



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