Definition

AAUI (Apple attachment unit interface)

An AAUI (Apple attachment unit interface) is the 14- or 15-pin port or connection interface on earlier models of Macintosh computers that allowed it to be connected by a short interface cable (or "transceiver") to an Ethernet cable. Later or more advanced models provide a standard registered jack (10BaseT) connection from an Ethernet-capable Macintosh to the Ethernet cable.

Contributor(s): Christopher Yeleighton
This was last updated in November 2010
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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