On 3/1/2012 1:22 AM, Nicolas Welte wrote: > Hi Jim, > > On 29.02.2012 08:35, Jim Brain wrote: >> > > I designed a similar adaptor a while ago, because people were > regularly complaining the lack of PET-IEEE cables. I gave my design to > Retro Donald to include it in his shop. I figured I was not the first with the idea. Truly, though, I had not seen it in his store. Guess I'll have to see what all is there, so as to not reinvent the wheel all the time. > > My design differs a little bit from yours, because the IEEE488 socket > is connected upside-down, and therefore no through-holes are needed in > the PCB. This is an advantage if someone wants to etch the PCB > himself. Also, it gives the adaptor perfect mechanical stability > because the IEEE488 socket acts as a support to the PCB. > > http://retro-donald.de/sinchai-shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2&products_id=87 > I thought about that, but I don't have a PET set up here, and was worried that the height of the IEEE connector was more than the distance from the edge connector on the PET to the table surface. If someone has one set up and can measure it, I'd appreciate it. > If you like you can use my design, but it is so simple you can redo it > in Eagle in less than 5 minutes ;) I actually have it already, but I redid it for the reason listed above. But, if it's known the connector height is OK, I agree, the upside down footprint is better. > > Nicolas > > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list -- Jim Brain email@example.com www.jbrain.com Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2012-03-01 09:00:05
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