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Re: Token Ring posted 06/26/2001
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Has anyone made this cable?  I am wondering if there is anything more
specific to know about the type of LED's that are indicated in the
schematic.  Thanks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mas Kato" <tealp729@xxxxxxxx>
To: "'Brent D. Stewart, CCSI'" <brent.stewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>;
<ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 10:59 PM
Subject: RE: Token Ring


> IBM 8228 MsAUs can be had for < $25, street. You'll also need a couple
> of DB9-to-"hermaphroditic" station cables (~$12 street but a P-I-T-A to
> work with), or pairs of DB9-to-10Base-T and "hermaphroditic"-to-10Base-T
> media filters (~$30/ea) or converters (~$20/ea) and a couple of Cat-5
> patch cables. Simple media converters would probably suffice for a small
> lab setup. www.pacificcable.com
>
> Be aware that there are four common but different ways the
> DB9/"hermaphroditic" connector is mapped to the RJ45 connector.
> Obviously, you'll want to get matching sets--or play it safe and get the
> 10Base-T-mapped ones if you go that route.
>
> If you're handy with a soldering iron and familiar with your local Fry's
> or Radio Shack, the appendix of this PDF document has a schematic of a
> "token ring simulator:"
>
> http://www.lantronix.com/support/docs/pdf/cobox-ntp.pdf
>
> Mas
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:nobody@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Brent D. Stewart, CCSI
> Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 7:09 PM
> To: ccielab@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Token Ring
>
>
> I have a 2502 and an AGS+ with 4 TR ports.  I'd like to use the AGS as a
> TR
> bridge, which I assume it was designed to do.  Both devices have a 9-pin
> female "D" shell interface.
>
> Will it work back to back?  Where do I buy or how do I build the cable?
> Thanks for your help everyone.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Brent D. Stewart, CCSI
> Global Knowledge
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