[Coco] CM-8 Monitor Extension cable
cwgordon at carolina.rr.com
Sun Jun 5 16:25:17 EDT 2016
It is 4.5 inches shy of being able to connect.
And those who are directing me to parts is a waste of time: I’m unable to
build the cable.
From: Coco <coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com> on behalf of Tim Fadden
<t.fadden at cox.net>
Reply-To: CoCo <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Date: Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:17 PM
To: CoCo <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Subject: Re: [Coco] CM-8 Monitor Extension cable
>These are close. On quick look it seems these are all female-female
>you need female-male ends. Get one of these and crimp it on the cable.
>a regular old pliers will work if you careful, or us a vise. Keep the
>cable as the shortest than you can. looks like you can do it for under
>$5 plus shipping.
>As to shielding, wrap some tinfoil around it connected to ground.
>Also, is that 4 1/2 inches, or 4 1/2 feet? shows up as 4 1/2² or is
>that 20.25? :-).
>On 6/5/2016 11:13 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>> The cable itself is a generic 0.1 inch 10 pin plug, used for many
>> things in electronics, including internal wiring of RS232 and USB
>> serial ports in PC computers (when not directly on the motherboard).
>> Ribbon cables without shielding are available for very cheap.
>> Shielded cables are harder to find, it seems...
>> Le 2016-06-04 à 19:14:00, Charles Gordon a écrit :
>>> I¹m setting up my ³Coco shed² (actually a workbench in a storage
>>> building), and I¹m finding that my Coco 3 is about 4 1/2² too far away
>>> from my CM-8 monitor for the monitor cable to reach to connect. Is
>>> an extension cable available for it? My eyesight and arthritis make it
>>> impossible for me to build one.
>>> If anyone has one or might be interested in building one for a modest
>>> feed, please email me privately and we¹ll see if we can work out
>>> Coco mailing list
>>> Coco at maltedmedia.com
>> | Mathieu BOUCHARD --- tél: 514.623.3801, 514.383.3801 --- Montréal, QC
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