Re: C64 new joystick cables source

From: Justin <>
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2017 09:37:26 -0500
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I think it would be easy enough to print a plastic sleeve to replace the metal one on an SLA printer like a Form 2.  Then we could just pry the metal shell off the end and glue on a plastic one.  I’m happy to do test prints if someone with the appropriate skill wants to model it.


> On Sep 4, 2017, at 08:25, wrote:
> 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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