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Re: [midatlanticretro] Identifying a (PC JR ?) Token Ring Card

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  • B. Degnan
    Ok..I thought it was a long shot. BD
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 26, 2006
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      Ok..I thought it was a long shot.
      BD

      At 04:24 PM 1/26/2006 -0800, you wrote:
      >Bill,
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      >I do not believe that anyone - even IBM - made a tokenring adapter for the
      >jr. IBM was determined that the jr remain in the home and school so they did
      >everything they could to make it unsuitable for the office.
      >
      >All PCjr adapters are side cars (except, as Brian noted, internal modems). If
      >your NIC has a card-edge connector, it is not for the jr.
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      >I just found a picture (www.micro-zone.com/ASTnetiijr.htm) of the board in
      >the AST PCnet IIjr side card. It has a telephone-style modular jack on one
      >end. The PCjr Cluster side car has a coax connector so it's easy to tell the
      >difference.
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      >Jim
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      >--- Brian Heise <nampcjr@...> wrote:
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      > > Bill
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      > > I have an IBM Cluster adapter card at home and will take a look at it.
      > > From your description though, it appears to be (If for a PCjr) a PC NET
      > > IIjr. The Net IIjr was a sidecar produced by AST. It is very likely
      > > however, that there would have been an internal card made for the PCjr as
      > > well. PCE made an internal 2400baud Hayes compat. modem, for instance;
      > > though I do not think they made an internal token ring adapter. If it is
      > > internal and for the jr, it should be pretty easy to tell from the card
      > > edge connector. If you have a picture available, you can send it my way
      > > and I'll see what ya got. As always...If Im talking off the deep end,
      > > anyone is welcome to correct me ;)
      > >
      > > Brian
      > >
      > > Degnan <billdeg@...> wrote:
      > > Jim (and PC Jr folks)I have an IBM Token Ring card that's not for
      > > an IBM PC/XT, but I don't know if it's for microchannel either.
      > > How would I know whether this was for the PC JR? Did the Token Ring
      > > adapter hook on like a side car or was it installed internally?
      > > Is there a part number? The box is pink, I did not think to write
      > > down the exact part number but I can check it when I get home. I
      > > *think* it says something like "PC IIa" but I am not sure.
      > > Bill D
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