Couplers for Sun DB13W3<->VGA DE15 adapter
echristopherson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 16:28:58 CDT 2015
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 6:07 AM, Joseph Lang <joe.lang.0000 at gmail.com>
> 4-40 is the correct size. I would remove the jack screws on one side and
> replace with sockets. If you use standoffs the screws May bottom out too
Could you explain that in more detail? I'm not aware of "sockets" except as
the tools that are used for turning hex nuts; is there a kind of socket
that actually gets installed on a bolt?
And I'm not sure what you mean about bottoming out. You just mean there
wouldn't be enough length of thread to fit both male ends securely?
> > On Oct 24, 2015, at 5:47 PM, Eric Christopherson <
> echristopherson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a Sun machine with a 13W3 framebuffer output, which is connected
> > via a Monoprice VGA adapter to my LCD monitor. It works great, but the
> > ends of the standoff bolts without nuts come together where the VGA
> > cable meets the adapter; that is to say, the VGA cable's nuts are on the
> > far side of the shell from its male end, and the adapter's nuts are on
> > the far side of the shell from its female end.
> > I'm wondering what I can put between the two to keep the cable from
> > disconnecting from the adapter. Some searches seem to indicate I want
> > some 4x40 (or 4-40) female-female (coupling) nuts; does this seem
> > correct?
> > --
> > Eric Christopherson
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