Re: weird cables question

From: Jack (
Date: 2004-01-15 23:59:31

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 10:43:41 -0800 (PST), you wrote:

>> i understand correctly that the general idea is to find some standard type
>> of cable that can be used to connect two c64s via the joystick port?
>Standard is precisely the key. I'm looking for low barrier to entry here
>(obviously I could hack my own cable, yes ;) but I'm more interested in
>finding something off the shelf that people could set up easily).

lol!  In my 25 years in the computer field, I've *never* encountered a
"standard" when it came to cables. [1]  Even within the same

Interfacing Commodore-64 ports using generic cables would seem a march
hare mission.  I'm afraid I'd have to agree with the others who
suggest hacking existing cables or rolling your own. 



[1] The only standard regarding RS-232 is that there is none!

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