[rescue] Making an Ultra-60 quieter

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 15:51:04 CDT 2010

Jochen Kunz wrote:
>> Since I work on the (X) console, putting the thing in another
>> room isn't really a solution...
> I do this all the time with all my machines. 10 m (30') extension
> cables are no real problem. The Sun keyboard and mouse is just RS232
> with TTL logic level at a low baud rate. You can use any cable that can
> carry RS232 at 9600 bit/s. The video cable is a bit more critical. Once
> I got a 15 m (45') 13W3 to BNC cable with Sun pinout from ebay for
> cheap. To build one yourself is easy. Get a spool of RG59, some BNC
> connectores, ... (Note: RG59, not RG58! Video cables are 75 Ohm.)

I usually use RG6.  The price difference is negligible.

Peace...  Sridhar

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