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Re: Serial console on second port?

On Monday 30 March 2009, Martin Husemann wrote:
> I have a Vax Station 4000 M96 and would like to use it with serial
> console. It apparently has two serial ports, one MMJ and another one for
> the printer with a DB25 connector.
> Since MMJ adapters (or even connectors) are pretty hard to get hold of
> here (or unreasonable expensive) - is there an easy way to just use the
> DB25 connector instead?

MMJ connectors are actually easy to find and inexpensive. Here are some 


Here are the pinouts:


I've also been able to purchase many MMJ to RS-232 cables at scrappers and 
electronic flea markets.

Lyle Bickley
Bickley Consulting West Inc.
"Black holes are where God is dividing by zero"

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