SUMMARY: SPARCstation IPC serial connectors (DIN-8) where to get them?

From: Andy Toy (
Date: Thu Apr 02 1992 - 17:22:51 CST

In article <> I wrote:
>Does anyone know where I can get the DIN-8 male connectors that can plug
>into the serial port on the back of a Sun SPARCstation IPC? I need to
>make some cables that convert it to 6-wire RJ-12 or 8-wire RJ-45 jacks.

It has been suggested to me that I should buy them from shops that sell
Apple parts since it's the same connector that the Apple Macintosh uses.
Someone suggested, "cut an Apple Laserwriter cable in half...
costs only $5 ... beats paying $50 for a cable from Sun".
Thanks for the replies.

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