Re: weird cables question

From: Anders Carlsson (
Date: 2004-01-16 07:36:26

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Cameron Kaiser wrote:

> Obviously, yes, but I'd still like to hear if there are any
> other suggestions *other than* making up my own.

Would using a edge cutter to snip off the unwanted metal leg on one or
both of the ends be a "simple" enough modification to a ready-made cable?
The cable might not be useable for regular RS232 anymore, but would the
C64 user bother about that?

Btw, in my C64 manual I read that the maximum power drain from the +5V
is 50 mA (at least on PAL machines?). I don't know if it makes any
difference, since I'm too little of an electrician to realize the

Anders Carlsson

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