Subject: Re: VT220 connector pinouts
To: None <>
From: J. Joseph Max Katz <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/28/1998 11:30:45
I think he's talking about the DEC-HACK RJ-11 with the
notch off-center. The RJ-11/RJ-45 serial standard is
something MIT came up with. Check out:
You can use a standard phone cable with the notch cut
off. I'm using this for the consoles on my 3100s and DEC
station 2100.


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On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, Matt Thomas wrote:

:Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 10:56:38 -0700
:From: Matt Thomas <>
:To: Rick Copeland <>
:Subject: Re: VT220 connector pinouts
:At 09:29 AM 9/28/98 , Rick Copeland wrote:
:>I need the pinouts for the DEC VT220 terminal.  If you know where I might
:>find them or kniow them could you please post them or send them to me
:The DB25 is a standard RS232 so any standard serial cable should work.
:(That's what I use).
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