[rescue] Speaking of Sbus cards
alaric at caerllewys.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:00 CST 2003
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:03:01PM -0500, Larry Snyder wrote:
> Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> > There are two types of endplates...one with two screw holes, and one
> > with two little ears that stick up. The latter is the older type, the
> > former appeared with (I think) SS10 systems. Some cards have a little
> > plate that screws on via those screw holes and two tiny philips-head
> > screws, and that plate provides the ears in the shape of the older
> > cards' end plates. In SS10 and later systems, you'd remove that top
> > piece with the ears and screw the board into the machine, but I've
> > never known anyone to actually screw them in, and I certainly don't.
> I have and it works out just fine....
I certainly use the retaining screws in my Ultra systems. Retaining
screws are your friends. Retaining screws prevent unpleasant and
enbarrassing things like accidentally loosening boards when a connector
doesn't disconnect as freely as it should.
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