Apple II din serial adapter?

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Apple II din serial adapter?

Does anyone know of an adapter that  can be used to take the large Din connector of the Apple IIc and adapt it to connector to the small Din connector on say the IIgs , IIc plus, or the Mac?  Id really rather not make one as soldering a mini din connector will drive me nets.  So again a large female din 5 to a small male 8 pin din.

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If anyone makes/sells them it

If anyone makes/sells them it would be IEC.

 

Maybe something like this?

 

https://iec.net/product/apple-iic-to-imagewriter-2-cable-6/

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softwarejanitor wrote:If
softwarejanitor wrote:

If anyone makes/sells them it would be IEC.

 

Maybe something like this?

 

https://iec.net/product/apple-iic-to-imagewriter-2-cable-6/

 

 

Yes but the large Din 5 needs to be female. In a nuthshell I want to use an adtpro cable and printer cable from my IIc. And who knows, I may find other uses for it.

 

 

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I'm not following...  You

I'm not following...  You want to connect a //c to what exactly?  A IIgs or Mac?

 

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Verault wrote:softwarejanitor
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softwarejanitor wrote:

If anyone makes/sells them it would be IEC.

 

Maybe something like this?

 

https://iec.net/product/apple-iic-to-imagewriter-2-cable-6/

 

 

Yes but the large Din 5 needs to be female. In a nuthshell

No, you need a male 5 pin din on the cable to connect to the IIc. The IIc serial ports are female. You could use this cable:

 

https://iec.net/product/apple-2cdin5-male-to-din8-female-adapter/

 

 

And then use either a straight or null 8m to 8m depending on what you are connecting to. Either of those cables should be very easy to find.

 

 

Also, I believe that an "IW2 cable" is actually wired null/crossover. Which is why there is usually a separate cable for IW2 vs modem. But it's been a while since I checked that out. 

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Ok let me restate this as

Ok let me restate this as there seems to be confusion. I have some cables and such with large 5 pin din connectors (male). I want to connect them (cables and devices)  to the smaller din found on the IIgs, II c plus, or mac. So I NEED a 5 pin din FEMALE on one side of the cable and a mini din MALE connector on the other.

 

And forgive my irgnorance but what is an IW2 cable?

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I found it! https://iec.net

I found it! https://iec.net/product/apple-din8-male-to-2cdin5-female-adapter/ Thanks for showing me the IEC site, I  had forgotten about it. 

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And forgive my irgnorance but what is an IW2 cable

Any cable sold to connect to the ImageWriter II would be named such. The most common are for Mac<->ImageWriter II, with MiniDIN-8 male connectors on both ends. Both the computer and printer are DTE, so this is a so-called "crossover" or null modem cable and can be used between two Macs for LocalTalk or RS232 comms. The LocalTalk adapter that fit inside one of the printer's legs also uses the same connector, but would be connected instead to a LocalTalk or PhoneNet adapter box.

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