Artifact Details

Title

Prototype token ring network connector

Catalog Number

102630211

Type

Physical object

Date

1983

Manufacturer

Apollo Computer, Inc.

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.

Description

Object is a connector meant for mounting in a standard outlet box in a wall, packed in an original (?) cardboard box. On the back are two RF jacks labelled "Network cable in" and "Network cable out". On the exposed side is an unusual round connector behind a drop-down trapdoor. The number "96" is written in felt-tip pen on the back and also on the outside of the cardboard box.

Category

Networking/other

Credit

Gift of Jonathan Gross

Lot Number

X2573.2003