Jon Elson elson at
Thu Mar 3 11:03:34 CST 2016

On 03/03/2016 12:52 AM, jwsmobile wrote:
> Anyone have a source for IDC cables / supplies?  I'm in 
> need of some 40, 50 and various other cables and connectors.
> I need some specifically for dec systems so those would be 
> even better.
> The most urgent need is cables for the PDP 8/A front panel 
> cabling. They are all 40 pin.  I've got a unit with the 
> programmers panel, so need cables for it and for the basic 
> power panel.
Generally, you can make the 40-pin DEC cables yourself.  All 
you need is cable, the connectors and a vise.
I do these all the time.  (Harder is the DEC proprietary 
printed ribbon cables.)


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