DEC flat cables

Michael Thompson michael.99.thompson at
Sat Jan 4 12:19:52 CST 2020

> Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2020 08:57:40 -0500
> From: David Gesswein <djg at>
> Subject: DEC flat cables
>    Has anyone found a good method for repairing the DEC flat cables?
> The ones with flat wires with plastic laminated to each side. The glue
> holding the plastic on fails and you end up with two sheets of plastic and
> loose wires.

For low speed signals. I just replaced the flexprint with modern ribbon
cable. Seems to work just fine.
Michael Thompson

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