Re: C64 new joystick cables source

Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:25:34 +0200
Message-ID: <1517817.aev1bKEyqO@rakete>
Am Montag, 4. September 2017, 14:14:09 CEST schrieben Sie:
> groepaz wrote:
> >> If you are blindly trying to find the hole and have the connector at an
> >> angle, then you can hit every pin at once with the corner of the
> >> connector. The c64 probably won't like that.
> > 
> > i have accidently killed a VIC20 (well, the VIC chip) by doing that last
> > week.
> I'm sorry for your loss. If you had been buying knockoff Genesis controllers
> at $2 each including shipping from China instead of repurposing RS-232
> cables at $7 each, the short circuit would be less likely to happen.

you know what makes it even worse? i _have_ proper cables without metal shield 
laying around. AAAAAARGS ;_;


Leute, es muss mehr gesoffen werden! 
<Theodor Heuss>

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