Henri J. Socha (email@example.com)
24 Nov 87 21:05:11 GMT
OOPS, I made a typo in the previous message (and an important one)
please 'n' if you 'n'd the ARCnet discussion.
In article <In article <2756@drivax.UUCP> In article <2756@drivax.UUCP> socha@drivax.UUCP (Henri J. Socha (7-x6628)) writes:
> I know of users in the
> * Business industry (Datapoint customers like the local city government with
> all departments on an ARCnet of many nodes.)
**** That was: The local city govt. uses a Datapoint ARCnet system
and they are very happy with it (including the programmers) last time
I talked with them.
> * The system is defined as 2.5MBaud but because it uses an isocronous(sp?)
> transmission scheme (resync on each character in a message) to send
> 8 data bits you must send 11 baud (3 sync bits preceed each data bit)
**** OOPS that's 3 re-sync bits per BYTE!
> therefore the effective data rate is about 1.8MegaBit per second.
(2.5 * 8/11)
-- UUCP:...!amdahl!drivax!socha WAT Iron'75 "Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler." A. Einstein
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