New Uthernet II Pre-Orders Begin

Glenn Jones of A2RetroSystems announced that Pre-orders for the new Uthernet II cards for the Apple IIe and IIgs were being taken in an email to the Uthernet mailing list.  The new cards, according to the website are

based on the Wiznet W5100 chip. It has an embedded hardware IP stack. Contiki, IP65, Marinetti and ADTPro have been updated to work with the new card.

While actual fulfillment of the cards is expected in mid to late October, the cards are relatively reasonable compared to previous versions of the Uthernet II.  This version costs just $70 compared with $110 for the older version and is

Fully compatible with all models of the Apple IIe and IIgs.

You can order the cards from the Uthernet II ordering page at:
http://www.a2retrosystems.com/order.htm

For more information about the Uthernet II check out the Uthernet II product page at:
http://www.a2retrosystems.com/products.htm

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A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.