[rescue] Cable Balls

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Thu Sep 18 17:27:45 CDT 2014

On 09/18/2014 01:24 PM, r.stricklin wrote:
> On Sep 18, 2014, at 9:37 AM, der Mouse wrote:
>> I've seen a DB shell used with a high density of pins that looked like
>> about double the usual pin count of 25.
> Yes. I believe you'll find, if you count the pins, that it's a DB-44.
> With I think one exception (DA-15 vs. DE-15), there's not reeeeaaally much
> room for confusion if somebody casually refers to any D-sub as a "DB"; a given
> pin count corresponds to only one shell size. Some folks suggest that only
> fitting 9 pins to a B-size shell (nominally 25 pins) would get you what
> amounts to a "DB-9", but I personally am not moved by this argument.

DB shell had 25-, 44-, and 52-pin variants.

And there's also the very similar HD-50

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