[vcf-midatlantic] A/B switch for ribbon cable?

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 13:38:01 EDT 2018

On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:31 PM William Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> I would "stomp on" a db-25 connector to each of the cables and use a
> standard serial switch box.
> Bill S.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vcf-midatlantic [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org] On
> Behalf Of Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2018 12:18 PM
> To: vcf-midatlantic
> Cc: Evan Koblentz
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] A/B switch for ribbon cable?
> Suppose I have two computers, I want to connect both of them through
> 20-pin ribbon cables to the same device, and I want to be able to easily
> swap which one is live via some kind of A/B switch.
> Does that exist? What's it called, so I can get one?
> -

Dumb question - are you sure it's not 25 pins?  What is the 20 pin cable
for the Lego robot?

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