DB-25


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DB-25

(hardware)
The standard 25-pin D-shell connector used for EIA-232 serial communication.

DE-9 is a common alternative.
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COMStax is backwardly compatible with Arnet's external DB-25 connector boxes.
For its new value-priced Notebook 100, Compaq is offering the Xircom PortStation Communications Starter Kit, which includes Ethernet 10, Parallel DB-25 and Serial PS/2 modules providing access to the network, Internet and peripheral devices.
The PortStation system will support a variety of modules including Ethernet 10, Modem 56, ISDN, DSL, Cable Modem, Home Phoneline Networking, 4-port and 7-port USB hubs, Parallel DB-25, Serial DB-9 and Serial PS/2.
A DB-25 serial port with throughput up to 115Kbps and full modem control is complemented by concurrent support of TCP/IP, IPX (Novell) and LAT.
All consist of a pair of units each with a male DB-25 connector and all are powered by either an external plug-in power supply which can be purchased from Purdy Electronics as the OPTO-PS-1 or they can be powered by the data terminal itself through pin 25.
In addition to the high-density connectors and cables for modem rack interconnection, the PortMaster 25 is available with cables that fan out to standard DB-25 connectors.
A cable attaches the EISA board to a 16 port DB-25 expansion module.