[rescue] 50-pin SCSI ribbon cables?

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Thu May 24 17:28:38 CDT 2007

" From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>
" Sandwich Maker wrote:
" > " > 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?
" > 
" > yes, that is what i'm looking for, but i don't think there's enough
" > for -both- disks.  it's worth looking though!
" I have some of these I'm using:
" http://www.computercablestore.com/detail.aspx?ID=907
" (Not bought at that particular web store, though.)
" They might *just* be narrow enough for your purposes, and even if 
" they're not, it'll be close enough that I think you might be able to 
" make it work with (*ahem*) judicious use of an exacto knife and some 
" sandpaper.

there's potential there.  i think i'd have to remove the molex and
solder a cable in at least, since that side sits very close to the
chassis side.
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