LocalTalk


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LocalTalk

(networking)
An Apple Computer network standard using Apple Computer's own networking hardware.

Compare EtherTalk.

LocalTalk

An earlier LAN access method from Apple that used twisted pair wires and transmitted at 230,400 bps. It ran under AppleTalk and used a daisy chain topology that could connect up to 32 devices within a distance of 1,000 feet. Third party products allowed it to hook up with bus, passive star and active star topologies. Apple's LocalTalk PC Card let a PC gain access to an AppleTalk network. See LAP.
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Simultaneous Interfacing - RS-232 serial, Parallel, and LocalTalk interfaces are standard and can be active simultaneously for seamless, cross platform support.
Farallon's Inter-Route/5 router provides the translation needed for Localtalk users to access Ethernet and Internet resources.
The IBM LaserPrinter 10A is a flagship PC printer packaged to run on the Mac platform and includes an Apple LocalTalk network interface.
Photolink was first developed to hook up Apple computers using AppleTalk and LocalTalk networking software.
It's important to understand da our network is simply a collection of Macintosh computers and Apple printers joined by plugging Apple's LocalTalk connectors into the printer port on the back of each Mac.
The IR devices were used to form a LocalTalk network in the classroom.
He dropped completed scans into a shared folder on the scanning stations and, using the Powerbooks' modems, mounted the folders through a Localtalk network.