> I have the parts to make an adaptor which goes from a male "9 pin"
>to a female "8 din" so I can connect my modem to the "9 pin" serial on my
>][e, but I need to fine out how the wires go !!! Does anybody know where
>I can get a wireing diagram to make such an adaptor ?
The pinouts for the mini Din-8 connector (and tons of other Apple
II connectors) are available at
Hmmm. I'm missing a full pinout for the 9 pin serial and 25 pin
serial. Time to do some hunting.
Quote:> And I was also wondering if the "9 pin" serial ports of the Apple
>][e are the same as those that are on the Mac 512ke so I could
>interchange such an adaptor.
9 pin serial is something of a standard. Note the Apple did put 9
pin connectors for various devices (Joystick, early mice) on various
Apple IIs and early macs; those are NOT standard serial ports, though.
Quote:> P.S. I read the posting about connecting a ][e to an AppleTalk
>network; how can you tell the difference between a regular ][e and an
>Enhanced ][e ? Is it stated on the label or motherboard ?
This error message is contained in the comp.sys.apple2 Frequently
Asked Questions (FAQ) post, which was posted here on the first of the
month. Your local news server _should_ still have a copy, as the posting
was configured to expire in a month. If it is not available, please
contact your local news admin to help fix your feed. If you skipped
over unread articles such as the FAQ before posting (a very bad habit),
you can read it on the WWW at
A more detailed list of differences between the regular and
enhanced //es is in the FAQ; for a quick check, the best way to check
is to turn on the computer and look at the top of the screen. If it
says "Apple ][", it's unenhanced. If it says "Apple //e", it's
Please note that to get an Apple //e on Appletalk, you must also
add a 'Apple II Workstation card', which provides the interface to
talk to an Appletalk network; neither the regular or enhanced //e can
do this on their own.
<*> Nathan Mates http://www.visi.com/~nathan/ <*>
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