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SCSI Cable - Apple, 1986 Object Reg. No: HT 13418

Apple SCSI cable for connecting peripheral devices, includes male to female adaptor/terminator, introduced in 1986.

SCSI is pronounced 'skuzzy'.

SCSI = Small Computer System Interface.

SCSI is a parallel data transfer and control line system, which enabled what at the time was high speed data transfer between up to seven devices arranged in a daisy-chain configuration. Most importantly this allowed the high speed connection of a hard disk.

Every Macintosh from the Macintosh Plus (1986) onwards was fitted with a SCSI port until it was gradually replaced by the even faster FireWire port from 1993 onwards.

This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.
A multi-core cable terminatd at each end with 50 pin D-type plugs. The cable includes two ferrite RFI suppressors.

One terminator is plugged into a SCSI male to female adaptor/terminator.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Brian Livingston - internet Macintosh user group (iMug), 2007
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 23 mm (Height), 80 mm (Width), 490 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: cables, computer components, computers, computing
Themes this item is part of: Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: connectors
Inscriptions: On the terminator: SCSI TERMINATOR,
Manufacturer: Apple Computer Inc, Cupertino, California, United States of America, 1986

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