[Coco] 5 volt mod.
John T Chasteen
johnchasteen.2 at juno.com
Sat Jun 7 19:28:15 EDT 2008
I picked up a 7805 5v regulator from Radio Shack. They include the
information on this 3 pin device. I hope I can find the hardware so that
I will be able to make a cable to plug into the side of the coco3 and the
other end to connect to the CF Adapter. Thanks again for your help.
On Sat, 07 Jun 2008 09:13:08 -0500 Christopher Hawks <chawks at dls.net>
> John T Chasteen said the following on 06/06/2008 10:17 PM:
> > Chris
> > Thanks for the circuit information to obtain 5 volt DC from the
> > to power the Cloud9 CF IDE Adaptor. I Googled (5 volt regulator"
> > found that Radio Shack has a 7805 5 volt regulator (Part
> > So for I haven't figured out the polarity of the voltage that must
> > applied to the CF power connector. Hope I can find this out from
> the CF
> > documentation.
> On the 4 pin connector on the adapter, +5 volts is the pin
> closest to the IDE
> connector. The middle 2 are ground. The other one (+12 volts on a
> disk drive)
> is probably not connected.
> Christopher R. Hawks
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