Connectors (was: NEXT Color Printer find

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Mon Dec 31 18:52:55 2001

On Mon, 31 Dec 2001, Tony Duell wrote:
> FWIW, the stnadard for HPIB jackscrews is M3.5 (metric). I've had to make
> such parts on occasions. One HP manual I was reading recently said that
> the instrument used metric screws on the connectors, and that a
> conversion kit (presumably consisting of 2 jackscrews) was available for
> converting older HPIB cables. So I assume that the original HPIB used UNC
> jackscrews (probably 6-32).

Changing something like that midstream can really mess up those of us who
are clumsy, careless, and not alert!

'Course that now makes the old style ones into R_at_RE VALUABLE collector's
items :-)
Received on Mon Dec 31 2001 - 18:52:55 GMT

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