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Re: Mark IV Electronics Design
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- From: Dietmar William Foryta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 15:37:00 -0200 (EDT)
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On Thu, 8 Jan 1998, Chris Albertson wrote:
> Tom Droege wrote:
> > This is mostly a reply to Grzegorz Pojmanski who is interested in using the
> > Mark IV electronics. I am posting it to the group as there may be general
> > interest. The status today is that there are rough drawings for everything.
> > The connector details have not been worked out.
> If you have not yet worked out the cable that feeds the
> memory board would you make it look like a printer
> interface. Modern printer ports are bi-directional
> and very fast. (Just look at what a ZIP drive can do.)
Depending on neeeds, it may beinteresting to see an ethernet like cable to
connect. Why this?
If we have need to transfert a lot of data in very restric time interval,
eg CCD camera, the ethernet link is fast enough. The paralel port cables
are limited on distance for very high speed.
As exemple, a CCD camera builder in France may fournish its camera with
dedicated ethernet link for lower price that a paralel port and the
estimated time for transfer is great better.
Dietmar William Foryta (firstname.lastname@example.org)