Mac 840AV networking
jbmcb1 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 21:41:04 CDT 2006
Nope, I'm 99% sure the RJ45 cable is not a regular CAT4/CAT5 style ethernet
connector, since I have some of the same Asante adapter dongles with RJ45
jacks on the end of them (IE the AUI->RJ45 connector fits into a box, that
has another RJ45 jack on it that's the ethernet interface.)
Man I hated thinnet :)
On 8/7/06, Don <THX1138 at dakotacom.net> wrote:
> OK, the 840AV has one of those mini-centronics-style
> connectors on the rear for the network transceiver.
> I have some "Asante FriendlyNet Thin Adapter"s that will
> mate with this and work -- for a 10Base2 network!
> The Asante box has an RJ45 on the rear. The cable that
> mates to the network connector on the 840AV has that
> funky mini-centronics on one end and an RJ45 *plug*
> on the other.
> This choice of connectors -- and the "Thin Adapter"
> moniker -- suggests that I could plug the RJ45 *plug*
> end of this cable into a hub directly?
> Is this true? Or, just wishful thinking (and an unfortunate
> choice in connectors on Asantes part)?
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