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Electronics Looking for a cable...

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Cyprio, 9 Apr 2009.

  1. Cyprio

    Cyprio G5 Supermodder

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    Hey all,

    I am looking for a cable to allow me to mount my Aquaero LCD display separately from the controller unit. I think i need something like this: http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/973 but cant seem to find one in the UK or ebay.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Make your own.:D They are easy. The connectors keep the cable lined up as you squeeze them over the wire.
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    Wire Or find an old floppy cable and just peel off the # of wires you need.
     
  3. Cyprio

    Cyprio G5 Supermodder

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    Thanks cheapskate. I looked at IDE cables and the pins seem to have the same spacing. Do you think i can just cut one down to 16 pins and use that?
     
  4. Cheapskate

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    I don't think one of the newer, super-fine IDE cables would work, but old floppy cables are compatible with the connectors I posted.
    If you are asking if you can cut the connector down too- no, you can't do that. :)
     
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