[vcf-midatlantic] DEC serial console cable wanted

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Fri Mar 18 10:46:53 EDT 2016

On Fri, 18 Mar 2016, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> william degnan via vcf-midatlantic writes:
>> See pictures of example VAX 3100 with the cable I need:
>> http://www.vintagecomputer.net/digital/MicroVAX-3100/DEC_MicroVAX-3100_system_rear.jpg
>> (attached to top unit, looks like a phone cable with an "un-centered
>> plug pin"

DEC MMJ connector.  Great idea, PITA years later. :)

>> Yes I could make a cable, but I'd prefer the DEC cable or clone
>> commercially mass produced if possible.
>> BIll
> Just for VCF?

I can look and see if I have MMJ parts I could loan.

That said, does anyone have an MMJ crimper they could bring to VCF?  And I 
good source for the connectors themselves?

I have a 1000' spool of "silver satin" 6-wire cable to share, and places 
where the authentic DEC parts aren't important to me.

Jameel Akari

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