old 386 pc, vga port - but one pin is blocked?
cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Oct 14 17:38:55 CDT 2008
On Tue, 14 Oct 2008, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> Well a 386 may not count as vintage yet (or ever ...) but isn't it more
> in keeping with the spirit of what we do here to hack, twist and bend
> the modern to fit in with the old, where possible? Shouldn't the OP pull
> a pin on a common or garden cable rather than drill a mobo connector?
By drilling out the unused position of the connector, he makes it more
versatile in which cables it can connect with. No longer will he be
limited to male cables in which the unused pin has been removed.
'course I don't see any problem with drilling out the 16 keys of a DB9.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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