WTB: AUI cables
Maciej W. Rozycki
macro at linux-mips.org
Tue Nov 17 14:22:14 CST 2020
On Tue, 17 Nov 2020, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> One is from Black Box, at an insane price, with actual AUI style (slide
> lock) connectors.
> There are several others that are much less expensive, with regular
> screw lock DA-15 connectors. And of course cables with those connectors
> are readily available from the usual suspects (I like L-com).
In maybe 2 minutes of clicking I found these reasonably priced and using
standard slidelock assemblies, sold brand new on both sides of the pond:
> FWIW, there exist adapters from slide latch to screw lock DA-15; I have
> one I bought from L-com so I could attach a 10BaseT transceiver with
> slide lock posts to my Pro-380, which has a screw lock DA-15 connector
> for its Ethernet port.
Slidelock assemblies and individual parts of those are sold separately,
for all shell sizes actually, in retail quantities by the usual suspects
(Mouser, Farnell/Newark, RS, etc.), so with suitably designed connectors
(i.e. ones that accept 4/40 UNC jack posts rather than thumb screws only;
not all unfortunately) these could be used to replace original screwlock
bits. I used these sources on a couple occasions to replace damaged or
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