Atari ST connectors (was: Atari SIO bus connectors found)

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Oct 31 05:40:03 CDT 2007


On Tuesday 30 October 2007 22:04, Fred Cisin wrote:
> > > > > This is why I have a small hoard of IBM Model M keyboards. 
> > > > > All my
> > >
> > > I've been meaning to get a nutdriver that will get at the screws
> > > holding a Model M together so I can shoehorn a ps/2-usb converter
> > > inside.  So far
>
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> > If you're talking about those hex-head screws,  my answer is
> > simple:  Snap-On Tools!  :-)  I just pulled a 5.5mm nutdriver out
> > of my toolbox,  and it fits the screw head quite nicely,  and
> > that's one of the recessed ones.
>
> Is it 5.5mm, or 7/32"?

Pretty much all screws in IBM equipment are metric sized.  Just remember 
5.5, 8, 10, and 13mm, and you'll be able to remove most screws in IBM 
equipment that aren't flat-blade-only.

Pat
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