Serial (SGI MiniDIN) connector

#Computer#Serial Interfaces#SGI

Mini-DIN-8 serial port connectors are found on the Personal IRIS 4D/30, 4D/35, Indigo, Indy, and Indigo2. They are also found on the Origin 200 and Origin 2000 systems, used of MMSC/System controller (“Aux”) port.

8 pin MINI-DIN FEMALE connector pin-out & layout

8 pin MINI-DIN FEMALE connector  at the computer

PinNameDirDescription
1DTR-->Data Terminal Ready
2CTS<--Clear to Send
3TXD-->Transmit Data
4GND---System Ground
5RXD<--Receive Data
6RTS-->Request to Send
7CD<--Carrier Detect
8GND---System Ground
Note: Direction is DTE (Computer) relative DCE (Modem)

Serial (SGI MiniDIN) connector

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