Re: about the plus4

From: Jim Brain <>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:52:00 -0500
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On 4/24/2012 3:34 PM, Bil Herd wrote:
> It also may have still been called the 264 at this point.
Which brings up:

I want to better understand the funky expansion port connector rationale.

I understand the mini-din rationale (minimal room for connectors on  
back of C116)
But, did moving from .1" to .08" spacing on 44 pin connector really 
create that much value?  Was it to stymie third party cart 
manufacturers?  I struggle with the decisions that created that 
unbelievably hard to source connector.


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