From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Mar 27 13:40:58 2001

On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Jeff Hellige wrote:

> They weren't the only manufacturer to use that type of connector
> for the keyboard though. I'm not saying it was a good design, but it
> was a connector that was small and readily available. The Atari ST,
> Amiga 1000, Coleco Adam, and I believe the IBM 5155, as well as plenty
> of serial terminals, used the same type of connector for the keyboard.
> My main complaint about that connector is that it is so frail. Not
> everyone enjoys cutting off the broken connector and wiring a new one
> back on! <g>

It's a very simple task. Go out to your local electronics, office, or
even grocery store and buy a crimper that comes with a few of the
connectors. Cut the old connector off, strip the cable with the crimper
tool, insert the new connector on and crimp. Takes less than 10 seconds

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Tue Mar 27 2001 - 13:40:58 BST

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