[ih] Arpanet physical connectors

Andrew G. Malis agmalis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 06:06:06 PDT 2020


See http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/bbn/imp/BBN1822_Jan1976.pdf , particularly
section 4 and Appendices B-D for a complete description.

I've also been searching for an image of the actual connector, but have
been unable to find it.


On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 8:02 AM Stephane Bortzmeyer via Internet-history <
internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:

> https://twitter.com/nielstenoever/status/1286254151874293760
> Dear Internet History nerds, what did the connectors and cables of the
> ARPAnet look like?
> Were these serial cables? Seems likely because the RS-232 standard dates
> back to 1960.
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