[vcf-midatlantic] Schematic work needed
evan at vcfed.org
Thu Aug 30 16:42:15 EDT 2018
> There's one for $40/free shipping right now:
Hmm. That's weird, I knew it as part #9750, so I searched for that term.
Did not know to search for #70455, which apparently is the same exact
> The receptacles that the various Lego things plug into, in the control
> box? Those are a little formed contact with the housing of the control
> box making up the connector shell, from what I remember. You could
> probably cob something together that'd work, but you can't just go buy
> that connector, as far as I know.
Oh, didn't know that.
I do know that 3mm mini-banana plugs fit perfectly into those holes. So
the matching 3mm receptacles would do fine rather than using the Lego part.
Speaking of which: I take back what I said earlier about "100% perfect".
I meant 100% functional, not 100% in appearance. It could be powered by
a Raspberry Pi for all I care. I just want to give people a way to run
the vintage software (Lego Logo; BASIC; etc.) on their Apple II or IBM
PC and connect it to the period 1980s Lego motors/sensors. Is there a
easier/modern way to create the middleware hardware?
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