[vcf-midatlantic] DEC serial console cable wanted

VAXman at tmesis.org VAXman at tmesis.org
Fri Mar 18 11:04:03 EDT 2016

Jameel Akari via vcf-midatlantic writes: 

>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: >> >>
>>> (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 

I've brought my crimper tool to EVERY VCF I've attended.  You supply the 6
conductor flat cable and I'll put the ends on it for you.

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