Re: Commodore 65 and DIN8 cable

Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:36:16 +0100
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Sent from mobile device. Please have understanding.

On 6 February 2016 01:20:01 CET, "Michał Pleban" <> wrote:
>Rob Clarke wrote:
>> I think appletalk cables were 8-pin mini-din cables. Not sure they
>> did them that short though.
>I am not sure if it was Appletalk, or Apple serial ports, but
>something Mac-related.

It's a common misunderstanding. Appletalk is a protocol. It was implemented over various types of interfaces. When implemented over rs422 it was called Localtalk, when over ethernet - it was called Ethertalk for example. 

So the more correct naming would be Localtalk cable, which happens to be also a mac serial cable and happens to be also mac printer cable, and... 

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