[vcf-midatlantic] Museum network

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 15:31:07 EST 2016

I think a hub would be nice to have as some older Ethernet interfaces do
not play nice with switches. I keep a small eight-port hub for such things.


On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 3:10 PM murphnj via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> 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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