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Acorn AKA25 Ethernet Podule

The Acorn AKA25 Ethernet podule is based on the Intel 82586 chip. It has 10Base2 and AUI (labelled as "10Base5" connectors. The podule does not have its software in ROM, so the must be loaded from disc (!System) when the card is initialised. It uses the Ether1 driver. The podule was fitted to the R140 Unix Workstation as standard and could be fitted as an upgrade to any Archimedes computer.

Date : Unknown

Manufacturer : Acorn Computers Ltd

Format : Expansion Board

Physical Description : Expansion board.

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH33926. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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