Re: weird cables question

From: Groepaz (
Date: 2004-01-16 08:33:45

On Friday 16 January 2004 08:10, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:

> I remember something like 10m or 15m as being the maximum allowed for
> RS/EIA 232. More *can* work (and even does most often), but it is not
> what the participating parts have to be able to handle. Do you remember
> which datarate was used?
> For 150m, RS422 (or RS485) should be a much better choice.

btw while we are at this topic... if anyone ever wondered why he had
problems with any MIDI related stuff (thats especially true for the
oldish stuff used with c64s) ... its almost certainly triggered by
a violation of the standard (eg protective ground connected straight
through - the datel interface had this flaw if i remember correctly).


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