[rescue] Need to find Y splitter cable

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at mac.com
Sun Oct 2 06:15:48 CDT 2011

On Oct 2, 2011 3:16 AM, "Michael C. Vergallen" <mvergall at skynet.be> wrote:
> On 10/01/2011 04:32 PM, Mouse wrote:
> >
> > Well, assuming those should be "RS232" and "DE9".  I've never even
> > heard of a true DB9, a nine-position connector in a DB-size shell.  (I
> > _do_ see DE9s miscalled DB9s with depressing regularity - often even by
> > vendors, who really ought to know D-sub nomenclature better.)

Sun used to ship DB9-to-RJ45 adapters, with the older UltraSparc systems.  I
have a few in my parts drawer.  Makes for a rather empty connector, with
only 9 pins.  :-)

If you remember, Sun used the missing pins to provide a second serial port,
through one connector.

- Alex

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