Connecting Cisco 2500 ROuter and Cisco 3500 Catalyst switch

In preperation for setting up my home network lab, what cable would I need to purchase to connect a Cisco 2500 ROuter and Cisco 3500 Catalyst switch?
I have the hardware but no cables.
Any links to companies int he uk selling the cables would be much appreciated

Thank you
STEVEO6Asked:
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grbladesCommented:
You will need a AUI to ethernet adapter which converts the AUI port on the router to a 10Mbps ethernet interface (assuming you have an enthernet model of 2500). Then a normal straight through ethernet cable to connect the switch to the router.
grbladesCommented:
http://www.longshine.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Converter_and_Tranceiver_5.html
LCS-883T-T  £16

You stand a very good chance of getting a cheap second hand one off ebay much cheaper.
STEVEO6Author Commented:
I think this is wrong - the 2500 router has 2 60 pin serial ports. - i think I need something that goes from that to rj45
grbladesCommented:
The serial ports cannot be connected to a normal network interface. All you can do is connect it to another 2500 series routers serial interface.
What model of 2500 is is?
The AUI interface is a 15 pin D-type socket (similar to parallel port on back of a pc). Some 2500 models have a token ring network interface instead.

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