Date : Sat, 20 Jul 2002 02:48:12 +0100
From : jgh@... (Jonathan Graham Harston)
Subject: Re: Linking a BBC to a MAC
Sprow <news@...> wrote:
> Jonathan Graham Harston <jgh@...> wrote:
> > Having a plug with one notch is the usual situation, and it is standard
> > practise to align the plug so the notch is as the top as the plug can be
> > accidently inserted upside down.
> Except of course the RS423 domino DIN has the notches to the east/west,
> which makes the above mechanically difficult!
No, the notch is definately at the top, I've just looked at the back of
the computer and pulled the serial lead out to check:
lug --> ***** <-- lug
If you have access to it, check page 239 of the New Advanced User Guide or
page 499 of the BBC User Guide... or look at the back of a computer.
J.G.Harston (JGH BBC PD Library) 70 Camm Street, Walkley, SHEFFIELD S6 3TR
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