[vcf-midatlantic] Museum network

murphnj murphnj at murph.info
Mon Nov 28 15:09:30 EST 2016

In that vein, would the group be interested in a 24 port 10m smart
hub?  Older technology for demos and such.

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 1:25 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> Mark dropped off a 24 channel cat 5 switch.
> You mean Martin. There's no Mark.
> Specifically, it's a power-over-Ethernet switch. We can use that as a
> regular network switch, but it will also supply power for our two IP
> cameras, which Martin previously supplied. The cameras have motion sensors
> so we can configure them to send alerts (to the chapter admin group: me,
> Corey, Jeff B., Dean) when they record anything outside of our docent hours.
> Beside the two cameras, one port will connect to our office PC and another
> connect to the BBS for Telnet access via our LTE modem.
> What should we do with the other 20 ports? Any creative (non-sarcastic)
> suggestions for ways to demo/teach vintage computing that would need a
> network? To put it another way: how might we grow into a 24-port switch?

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