Internal PICONET Serial Interface Card
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This is in internal version of the PICONET serial interface. As well as providing an external RS232 port, it also includes a real time clock.
This card connects to the RM Nimbus via the internal PICONET header. It also provides a link port to daisy chain another internal PICONET card.
It was fitted as standard to the original RM Nimbus PC when supplied as a network server, so that the server could have a RTC as well as a serial port for connection of a printer.
It's use was reduced when the X series replaced the Nimbus PC as the network servers.
PCB - 14292
Completed Card - 14292
ROM - 14293
Date : 23rd June 1988
Manufacturer : Research Machines
Format : Internal Card
Physical Description : 1x Card Battery removed
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH48190. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.