ARCNET cable

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 9 in
Credit Line
Gift of Len Shustek
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
500003103

ARCNET was a proprietary token-passing network. It used point-to-point cables wired to distribution hubs, unlike Ethernet’s shared cable. This more reliable physical configuration – but not the token-passing -- was adopted for later versions of Ethernet.