Subject: Re: Interesting item on eBay web site item#237354096: DEC
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From: Chris Tribo <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/23/2000 04:08:08
on 1/23/00 3:53 AM, Lord Isildur at wrote:

> The ST connectors are made to experience minimal wear through their
> service life in order to always provide as much of an alignment as
> possible. The fiber's end is of course polished up to make a vbetter
> optical connection, and must be kept more or less dead straight on the
> emitter/reciever. The connectors must thus be rigid and also wear down as
> little as possible to minimize the angle between the axis of the fiber and
> the direction of the beam or reciever's optics, and so the mini-BNC's are
> often used and made of either ceramics or metal for strength, not electric
> shielding. This is because in these applictions, the connector must also
> bear the weight of the cable. in applications where the cable is mounted
> rigidly to some other thing, the connection can be without such stuff.
> As far as i know, the DEFZA is a fiber FDDI interface. The ones i have
> are. 
> Isildur

    Than someone needs to update the notes on system models page on As it sais DEFZA is the copper and DEFTA is the fiber FDDI. Or
are they both fiber?