Subject: Re: VT220 connector pinouts
To: J. Joseph Max Katz <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-vax
Date: 09/28/1998 11:33:04
At 11:30 AM 9/28/98 , J. Joseph Max Katz wrote:
>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.

No he isn't.  VT220s have DB25 and 20ma current loop
connectors.  No MMJ (like the VT320 or VT420).
(As I said, I have one and I am using the DB25 port).
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