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Kantronics KPC-9612 Plus

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Type:Amateur packet TNC
CPU:Motorola 68HC11
System ROM:? KB
System RAM:Early: 128 KB, expandable to 512 KB
Later: 512 KB as standard
Computer ports:RS232C (DB25). USB port is available on units shipped after 2017-01-01
Power supply: 6-25 VDC (Barrel connector, center positive)
One CR2032 lithium battery for settings backup and realtime clock
Current drain:Max 45 mA
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*20*175 mm (6.69*0.79*6.89")
Weight:500 g (17.64 oz)
Other features: KA-Node. PBBS. Remote access. Telemetry & remote control. 2 A/D inputs. Real-time clock.
K-Net option.

(Depending on firmware):
Packet, WeFax, KISS, XKISS, Host, GPS, Paging (POCSAG), Modem
GPS/APRS functions:Yes
Mailbox: 100 KB (Default with 128 KB system RAM)
User configurable within limits of available system RAM
Radio ports: Port 1 (DB9)
Port 2 (DB15)
Data rate over radio: Port 1: 300, 400, 600 and 1200 bd
Port 2: 4800, 9600, 19200 and 38400 bd

Manufactured:USA, 1997-2020 (Discontinued) Replaced by KPC-9612XE
Other: New price, december 1998 in the US: $299.95
New price, january 1999 in the US: $329.95
Related documents: User manual (1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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