Reviving the 10BASE5 networking standard

Cabletron ST500-01
10BASE5 Network Node

By far the most unusual project I’ve taken on. Reviving and building a working setup of the first ever standardised form of Ethernet: 10BASE5. Read more.

And then building a USB Ethernet adapter with AUI interface

USB AUI Ethernet adapter
My own home made AUI Ethernet adapter

Never one to do things by halves, I then went on to build some custom network adapters to make my previously built 1980’s network operate on 2012 era computers. Read more.

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