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3Com EtherLink/MC

This micro-channel expansion card allows an IBM PS/2 computer to be attached to an Ethernet network using either a BNC connector ('thinnet') or a Media Attachment Unit ('thicknet').

Identifying marks:

  • 3Com EtherLink/MC
  • (C) 1987 3Com MADE IN USA 4233-02 REV A
  • NETWORK ADDRESS 02608C-864138
  • Z55210 ELNK/MC
  • FAB P/N 4245-01 REV A
  • The rear of the PCB also has the designer's names included in the copper mask:
    • Kap Sah
    • Gary Wang
    • Carol Sikes
    • Pamela Black
    • Richard Hausman
    • Jack Moses
    • Brian Petersen
    • Henry Ohab
    • Dennis Rivera
    • David Schwartz
    • Vafha Shay

Date : 1987

Manufacturer : 3Com

Format : Expansion Board

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH46068. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Scan of Document: 3Com EtherLink/MC

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