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

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Jun 22 13:56:42 EDT 2018

On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:22 PM, systems_glitch via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> You can probably use a 25-pin A/B switch (super common, used for switching
> a printer between two PCs) and just make up cables for it. Just make sure
> it's the printer variety, with all pins switched -- some of the ones
> intended for RS-232 don't switch every single pin.

Right.  Check all pins.  Even on the "full" ones, some of them have
24-pole switches not 25-pole.


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