[vcf-midatlantic] DEC serial console cable wanted

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Mar 18 12:05:09 EDT 2016

On 03/18/2016 11:53 AM, Jameel Akari via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>> That said, does anyone have an MMJ crimper they could bring to VCF?
>>> And I good source for the connectors themselves?
>> Yes and yes.  I brought mine last year (have dies for MMJ and standard
>> 8p8c as well as standard 6p6c and various wire terminal crimpers), and
>> will bring again.  I have pretty full bags of MMJ and both solid and
>> stranded 8p8c plugs.
>> For the connectors, they're actually surprisingly easy to come across.
>> For example: http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_Page.asp?DataName=MMJ
>> or
>> http://www.neobits.com/pan_pacific_pt_066dec_rj_11_mmj_dec_plugs_qty_100_p3962335.html?atc=gbp&gclid=CImikZTDyssCFYclgQodjdQPQA
>> (I've used Pacific, but the other one is probably just as good for $10
>> less).
>> If you have a Paladin Crimp-All 8000 frame (and you should, because
>> it's a great tool), the Paladin die for MMJ is 2067.
> Excellent.  I only need to make up a few cables, and having found the
> Pacific Cable source earlier, don't really want to buy 100 of them.

  If this would be helpful...buy the 100, use whatever you need, and I
will purchase your excess.  Let me know.

> 30-585 is the Ideal Crimpmaster MMJ/DECconnect die, of which there seems
> to be exactly one on eBay, bundled with three other dies I already have.
> I'll skip that.

  That's the one I have.  Works a treat.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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