[rescue] 50-pin SCSI ribbon cables?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu May 24 14:51:23 CDT 2007

Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " From: der Mouse <mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
> " 
> " 
> " When I need some and can't find them, I go pick up ribbon cable and
> " 50-pin IDC connectors and crimp my own.  Are you far from suitable
> " stores or something?
> speaking of which - one of my back burner projects is to make up a
> wide scsi cable for my sparcengine ultra 20.  for those who don't
> know, this is like a us1e/us2 hybrid [1 socketed cpu] on an aurora-size
> motherboard.  i have it in an aurora chassis, and the seu20 has wide
> scsi and my disks are wide, but the internal aurora scsi cable is
> narrow.
> i've found the micro-68 for the back panel, where i can get at the
> wide scsi.  i've found the 4-pin molex power connector.  i can't find
> sca-80 idc connectors; i'm having a hard time finding -any- sca-80
> connectors.  anyone?

Is there enough room in there to pull the SCA-80 backplane (which I 
assume is why you're looking for SCA connectors) and replace it with an 
HD68 -> SCA80 adapter?

Peace...  Sridhar

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