LocalTalk local area networking cable

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Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 1 in x 5 in x 8 in
Manufacturer
Apple Computer, Inc.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
500003113

Apple’s 1984 Macintosh was a network-ready personal computer. LocalTalk was its low-cost daisy-chained physical network, transmitting at 230 Kbits/s. AppleTalk protocols communicated with a shared LaserWriter printer. Apple later cancelled plans for a more extensive networked “Macintosh Office.”