PerSci 277 floppy drives

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Tue Mar 15 10:51:17 CST 2005


On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Doc Shipley wrote:

> Randy McLaughlin wrote:
>
> > From: "Doc Shipley" <doc at mdrconsult.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 2:26 PM
> >
> >> Randy McLaughlin wrote:
> >>
> >>> From: "Doc Shipley" <doc at mdrconsult.com>
> >>>
> > No problem with soldering, for crimping IDC connectors: before I got a
> > crimper I used vises, for a vise with metal jaws I put in blocks of wood
> > for cushioning.
>
>    If I can find the IDC connectors, I may try that first.

Definitely get the IDC connectors, even if you have to mail order them.
Soldering 50 conductor ribbon cable is not my idea of fun.

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