Setting up a VAXstation

Mr Ian Primus ian_primus at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 3 07:57:41 CDT 2007


--- Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 03/10/2007, Rod Smallwood
> <RodSmallwood at mail.ediconsulting.co.uk> wrote:
> > If you are in the UK then Black Box stock MMJ
> cables.
> 
> Setting aside the notion of /buying/ new parts to
> build a cable, which
> is dangerously close to crazy talk around here...
> 
> I think we need to keep in mind the purchase price
> of the machine,
> here, folks. I'm not going to spend £20 or £30 on
> getting or making a
> cable for a 99p computer!

Ah, that's right - you're in the UK so the telephone
cables won't be the same. Actually, you _might_ be
able  to take an Ethernet cable, file off the clip and
file both sides to make it fit. If you can keep the
pins centered properly after filing, it should work.

-Ian



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