[BBC-Micro] Econet over UTP ?

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.plus.com
Sun Jul 5 23:46:58 BST 2009


On 05/07/2009 22:59, Phil Blundell wrote:

> Crumbs.  Maplin in "still sells
> useful item" shock! 85x56x25 should work.  I'd previously estimated
> the PCB length as 86mmbut it now looks like that was based on an
> excessively conservativefootprint for the DIN socket.  Assuming 85mm
> external equates to about83mm internal then I think it should just
> about fit. I did also discover that Cliff still have a vertical-mount
> DIN in theirrange, which would allow a smaller box size again, but I
> can't find anydistributors who carry that part. p.

Acorn just used ordinary chassis/panel sockets.  Farnell do some 
vertical PCB-mount ones by Deltron, but they're not very cheap.  Another 
way to do it would be to use the innards of a free (cable) socket.

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Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York



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