Subject: Re: Tadpole AUI Cables
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Jonathan O'Brien <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/31/1999 20:52:36
On Sat, 31 Jul 1999, Matt Thomas wrote:

Just an FYI, I've tested both the 530-2021-01 (5ft AUI only)
and the 530-1856-02 (1ft AUI and useless audio for LX and SS10) from
Sun, and they work fine.

> At 07:57 PM 7/31/99 , Curt Sampson wrote:
> >Has anyone got a good source for AUI cables for the Sparcbook?
> >(These are the same cables that SS5 and SS20 systems use.) Mine is
> >pretty useless until I get some sort of network connection on it.
> >
> >I have found a place doing them for $35 each, but they charge a
> >$10 `small order' fee for orders under $100, and about $10 shipping,
> >too. If nothing better comes up, and a couple of others want to
> >get in on this, perhaps three of us can combine an order to keep
> >costs down.
> I never found a cheap source.  I got mine from ultraspec cables
> in N.J., but it wasn't cheap but it is
> a high quality cable.  So I spent an extra $20 bucks but I've gotten
> use of the network so I figure it was worth it.
> -- 
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