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Backwards Keyboard cable.. NOT!!!

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So, I see my old telephone sitting there, and decide to find out the fact.....

I pull out my early Macintosh keyboard cable (128k, 512k, Plus).

I pinned out both of them, and it was the telephone hand set cable that was backwards...

 

Apple has the standard pin 1 to pin 1, pin 2 to pin 2, etc..

AT&T has pin 1 to pin 4, pin 2 to pin 3, and the like...

 

This is even backwards from the RJ-11 that they use to connect the phone to the wall jack.

 

So, it's AT&T Bell Labs that has the backwards cable,

and we can all stop saying that Apple has a backwards cable!

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