IBM Wide Area Connector (WAC)

@efcd.adf IBM Wide Area Connector

192-207 IBM WIDE AREA CONNECTOR

wac230.exe IBM Wide Area Connector Installation & Diagnostic Disk (zipped image)
wac230.txt Readme for wac230.exe

Note: For MCA machines use only WAC Option disk v.2.20 or higher, disks below v.2.20 are defective and should be destroyed (older versions may corrupt the system partition on some machines).

EPRM - IBM Wide Area Connector (ISA / MC Adapter)

IBM Wide Area Connector Adapter
Electrical Interface Boards (EIB)
V.35 EIB
EIB-Specific Cables


IBM Wide Area Connector Adapter FRU 33G8453 (w/o EIB), P/N 33G9124 [P] [P]

H1,2 25-pin headers for EIB (P2)
H3,4 25-pin headers for EIB (P3)
P2 HDD15, pin 14 blocked
P3 HDD15, pin 14 blocked
U6 Chips P82C611 MCA Interface
U29,30 Zilog Z16C3220VSC IUSC
U36-39 MB84256A-10LL 32Kx8 SRAM
Y1 14.7456 MHz Osc

U29,30 Zilog Z16C3220VSC IUSC - Integrated Universal Serial Controller (datasheet)


Electrical Interface Boards (EIB)

Part FRU P/N
EIB RS232 33G8455
EIB V.35 33G8456
EIB X.21 33G8457
EIB RS422 33G8458
EIB V.35C 73G7214

V.35 EIB FRU 33G8456, P/N 33G8448

H1,2 25 pin headers
U3 89X8943
VR5 Reliability V5R5

H1 has two pins missing, the main board has those holes plugged.


EIB-Specific Cables

EIB
(Feature No.)
Connector
Type
Cable
Length
Electrical
Specifications
RS-232D
(33G8416)
25 pin D-shell
ISO 2110
5 metersEIA RS-232D
CCITT V.28
X.21
(33G8463)
15 pin D-shell
ISO 4903
5 metersCCITT V.11
CCITT X.27
V.35
(33G8462)
34 pin
ISO 2593
5 metersCCITT V.35
RS-449/422
(33G8464)
37 pin D-shell
ISO 4902
5 metersEIA RS-422

Warning: Incorrectly matching a specific cable to an EIB link connection may cause damage to the WAC adapter card!

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