ISO small quantity of 3M 3418 40 pin pcb to ribbon male connectors

Tony Duell ard.p850ug1 at
Wed Jan 4 09:53:57 CST 2017

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Al Kossow <aek at> wrote:
> I need some of these for making Diablo disk drive cables. Mouser/Digikey, etc. have a
> minimum buy of 500 (at $9 ea).
> Picture at
> Anyone see any at any surplus places? Online searches are pretty much useless because
> of the extremely common 40 pin male IDC plug, and my searches in the valley have come
> up empty.

Farnell _used_ to sell them, but now claim 'no longer manufactured' :-(

When I needed one years ago (and RS/Farnell didn't take private orders), I ended
up separating the ribbon cable into individual wires and soldering each one into
the right PCB hole...


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