[rescue] 50-pin SCSI ribbon cables?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu May 24 17:48:42 CDT 2007

Sandwich Maker wrote:
> " 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.

If you're going to do that, you might be able to get away with using a 
Molex plug in there if you put a 90-degree bend in the pins on the plug 
and point the connector off to the side.  I'm pretty those pins would be 
strong enough.

Peace...  Sridhar

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