Re: Eagle-Libraries for commodore-stuff (... and maybe others, too)

From: Jim Brain <>
Date: Sat, 04 May 2013 13:34:21 -0500
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On 5/4/2013 12:18 PM, Michał Pleban wrote:
> Hello!
> Jim Brain wrote:
>> Are we talking about the same lbr?  I see C64_USERPORT-CONN and
>> C64USERPORT-EDGE listed in the parts
> OK, right, I overlooked it.
>>> , DIN sockets for IEC / video
>> These are in the std libs:  con-hirschman
> Not exactly. I pulled this lib and the connector is not 100% compatible.
> I mean, the signal pads are OK, but not the grounding pads in front of
> the connector. Their spacing is different than what I have in my DIN6
> sockets I bought while back, and different from I can see on my C64
> board. You could cut these shielding pins before soldering the socket
> and it would work properly, but it's not the best solution :-)
Fair enough.  Someone (Magervalp, maybe) sent me an update for the 
conn.  I'll dig it up and send it to you and the OP.  It has both sets 
of holes, to accommodate both sets of ground pins.
> Besides, this is the thing: maybe some of this stuff is there, but you
> need to know the Eagle libs inside and out to know where to find them -
> there's just so much of them I wasn't still able to look through them
> all. So maybe the lib should not necessarily contain all these parts,
> but it would be very useful to compile and put online a list where one
> should look for them.
I meant to note the same thing on my last post.  Yes, a primer on where 
to find all the conns and parts is essential.

>>> / power, C116 DIN
>>> sockets,
>> I think those are in there as well.
> No, not in the Hirchmann lib. Only full size DINs are there, not mini-DINs.
Ah, my bad.  mini_din.lbr has them.


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