RK05 packs

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Wed Sep 7 01:51:34 CDT 2016

On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 01:58:24AM -0400, Ethan Dicks wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 12:11 PM, Marc Howard <cramcram at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It seems to me that one possible solution would be to whip up a PLL in a
> > CPLD or FPGA to generate 12 sector timing from a 16 sector pack or vice
> > versa.
> This is one of the recurring conversations here - 12-sector packs are
> abundant compared to 16-sector packs, and the only difference is the
> slits in the hub and the consequent formatting on the matching
> controller...
> -ethan

I do recall discussion of manufacturing new hubs but not the outcome. I 
imagine that someone with access to a lathe and mill would be able to 
make new hubs with good enough tolerances.

Is there some caveat to doing this (besides finding someone with a lathe 
and mill?)


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