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AAUI Ports

Older Macs have AAUI ports (which stands for Apple Adapter Unit Interface) takes a variety of adapters for different networking systems, but the symbol for its port is the same as the symbol for an Ethernet port because Ethernet has become the most commonly used local area network. As explained in Chapter 35, you can get an Ethernet adapter for this port, called a transceiver, so you can connect this computer to one that has an actual Ethernet port.


This is what an AAUI port looks like, and the symbol that identifies it.



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