Keyboard inverters/converters for terminals
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri May 22 15:03:10 CDT 2020
>> 3.0" drives (Amdek, Amstrad, etc.) use same connectors as "standard"
>> 5.25", with "molex" power connector (I don't know what the CORRECT name is
>> for that connector).
On Fri, 22 May 2020, Pete Turnbull via cctalk wrote:
> It's part of the AMP (now TE) Mate-N-LOK series.
>> But, I have some 3.25" drives that use same connectors as "standard" 3.5"
>> drives, ("4 pin Berg"?) EXCEPT 5V and 12V are swapped in their positions
>> in the coneectors!
> Not Berg, not even the same pitch. They're AMP Economy Interconnect
> connectors, with a 2.50mm pitch.
The pedantic nature of this list makes it a real treasure.
Simple GOOGLE and Wikipedia are buried in too many "definitive" wrong
answers. Such as calling 36 pin Blue ribbon "Centronics", "DB9", or the
historic/antique uses of the yellow and black pair in phone wiring (NO, it
was NOT "always" for second line)
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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