Artifact Details

Title

Ethernet transceiver

Catalog Number

X1525.98

Type

Physical object

Date

1986 ca.

Manufacturer

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number 70-22781-01 B2
Other number 228752-5
Other number 36-26146-02-A1
Serial number AS94675288

Dimensions

1 7/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.

Description

An early Ethernet device, this transceiver amplified signals coming to and from each computer on a network and passed these signals on via its "vampire clamp" connection to a common "thick-coax" Ethernet cable to which all computers were connected. Unit has DB15-P AUI connector, LED, and vampire clamp for attaching 802.3-compliant coax (10 Base 5).

Category

Interconnect: network: component / hub

Credit

Courtesy of Laurie Schuler

Lot Number

X1525.98