Re: sd2iec ported to petSD

From: Jim Brain <>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 21:17:12 -0500
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On 5/30/2011 4:24 PM, MikeS wrote:
>> For me, a simple solution that plugs directly onto the PET IEEE card 
>> edge
>> connector would be best. I'm not likely to have additional drives. If a
>> solution can be made that's small and simple that would be great. 
>> It's too
>> bad there is no power on the IEEE connector to power the unit, so we'd
>> need to tap the cassette port again. I'd probably pick up a couple units
>> if they were in the $50 price range give or take.
Hmmm, means I need to order some .156" 12/24 connectors.
>> Its been a long wait for a complete plug-and-play solution for PET card
>> storage.... 
I guess I'm just sorry I've not been able to satisfy demand before now.
>> Steve
> ----- Reply: -----
> Amen!
> No reason why it couldn't also have pass-through card edge fingers on the
> opposite edge extending the port; that's how we connected to the IEEE 
> port
> without the expensive hard-to-find connectors while still leaving a 
> place to
> connect the standard cable connecting other drives/printers etc., and it
> would certainly keep costs down.
I like the pass through idea.  It requires no more connectors.
> But Jim does have that inventory of connectors to unload... ;-)
Oh, I shudder to think of a day where I spec parts in designs because I 
need to unload them :-/
> mike

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