Jumpers, was: Re: 1541-III group buy?
tothwolf at concentric.net
Mon Oct 8 23:55:39 CDT 2007
On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> On Monday 08 October 2007 18:09, Tony Duell wrote:
>>> I do as well. I thought we were talking about the jumpers blocks. I
>> I assuem everyone saves those from dead ISA cards, PC drives, etc.
>> Older drives often had 0.1"-spacing jumpers on them (2mm are, alas,
>> common now I think).
> The 0.1" stuff is about all I have on hand here, ones that I've
> collected over the years.
> A while back I got a hold of a bunch of 2G SCSI-wide drives, which seem
> to need something a bit smaller -- is that the 2mm size you refer to
> here? Any idea where I might get a hold of some? Setting device
> numbers would seem to be indicated if I'm going to use these. :-)
I've used at least 4 different sizes on SCSI drives and I think there are
a few other sizes also in common use.
$0.25/ea isn't unheard of for the good jumpers from the electronics supply
companies. Mouser or Digikey would probably have them for slightly less,
but I often buy that sort of thing on the surplus market for pennies or
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