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Kingston EtheRx IC PC Card KNE-PC2 driver

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Kingston_EtheRx_PC_Card_20.sit (443.87 KB)
MD5: 163c44cce36744a9679895d73bee3d82
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
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"For the integration of notebooks in Ethernet networks, the American manufacturer Kingston Technology Corp. presented a PCMCIA card.
The LAN card with the designation "Etherx PCMCIA" is suitable for all notebooks with a PCMCIA interface of type II. The maximum data throughput of the adapter is 456 Kbit per second.
The adapter supports the network operating systems Novell Netware, IBM LAN Manager, Windows for Workgroups, Banyan Vines, PC / TCP, DEC Pathworks and Macintosh (March 1994)."

Kingston EtheRx IC PC Card KNE-PC2 Ethernet Adapter Version 2.0 (1997)
Classic networking driver for PowerBook 190, 520, 1400, and 5300. It also comes with an Open Transport driver for PowerBook 3400 and 2400. The installer diskette can determine the Card and Socket Services used on the PowerBook and install the appropriate driver accordingly.
The Kingston EtheRx IC PC Card Ethernet Adapter requires that your PowerBook operates under System 7.5.3 or higher. However, Kingston recommends users to use System 7.6 or higher.
Adapter cable printing: CIS Technology Inc., Taiwan - L4OWST200 1995-09-13
Tested with PowerBook 1400c (G3/250 MHz processor card) and System 7.6.1 and with PowerBooks 5300cs, 5300c and 5300ce and Mac OS 7.6.1, 8.1 and 8.6.
Other PC card / PCMCIA Ethernet Third Party drivers should be removed before installing.
Ethertalk Phase 2 should be enabled. The card is still available at ebay, with adapter cable.
Mount the image file with ShrinkWrap 3.5.

Architecture: 68k PPC

System 7.5.3 to Mac OS 9.2.2


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by MikeatOS9 - 2020, February 14 - 4:50pm

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