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44  What is the typical cable arrangement when attaching a terminal to the computer or terminal splitter?

Starting with the computer serial port or port A through D on the terminal splitter going towards the modem port on the terminal...

New style cables...

  • The adapter ending with 385
  • A CAT-5 patch cord from 10 to 100+ feet
  • The adapter ending with 386

Old style cables...

  • 1' cable that converts the 9 pins to 25 pins
  • A null modem adapter. This adapter has 25 holes (female) on one side and 25 pins (male) on the other. This adapter is approximately 3" long.
  • The cable itself. This cable can be from 10 to 100 feet long. Several cables can be combined to create a longer cable.