Re: The Ultimate-64

Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 20:37:11 +0200
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> On 2017-07-17, at 20:16, Ethan Dicks <> wrote:
>> Possibly, but I think the joy connectors are a huge draw, and having to buy
>> expensive adapters or cables just to enjoy the limited use of a port that
>> has the least utility (save maybe for the cassette port, but there are
>> passionate folks who guard the cassette port with their lives, while there
>> evidently is only a handful of people so passionate about the user port).
> I am passionate about the User Port,

So am I - I need to have a place to connect my DolphinDOSes to :-)

And the printers with some more usability factor than the ones CBM was able to cheaply brand.

> but I have no problems with it
> not being clearly a 0.154"-spacing edge connector - one of the first
> things I usually do is make a cable from there anyway, so a 24-pin
> internal connector is just fine by me.

Same here. If I really need USER PORT connector in its original form I can make an adapter easily.

> I think it's an interesting design, and while I might not be able to
> afford one, I do think that having _some_ way to access the User Port
> is a lot better than _no_ way.

Precisely that.

SD! -

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