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IDC 40-pin connector for 80-conductor cable?

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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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Looking for IDC male connector, 40-pin for 80-conductor ribbon cable.

This is used on IDE hard drives.

Or an 80-conductor cable with 1 each 40-pin male & female connectors.

Can't seem to find a source, but that is probably because I'm not using good
search terms...

Anyone know where to find these?

Thanks.
 
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Pimpom

Jan 1, 1970
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DaveC said:
Looking for IDC male connector, 40-pin for 80-conductor ribbon
cable.

This is used on IDE hard drives.

Or an 80-conductor cable with 1 each 40-pin male & female
connectors.

Can't seem to find a source, but that is probably because I'm
not
using good search terms...

Anyone know where to find these?

Thanks.

Unless I missed what you're saying, such a cable should be
available at any good computer hardware store. E.g., Newegg has
them under Computer Hardware -> Cables -> IDE. Some are
specifically said to have 80 conductors, but all models specced
for ATA133 should be 80-conductor types.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...cm_sp=cablessubcat001-_-flashstorefront-_-ide
 
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Martin Riddle

Jan 1, 1970
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DaveC said:
Looking for IDC male connector, 40-pin for 80-conductor ribbon cable.

This is used on IDE hard drives.

Or an 80-conductor cable with 1 each 40-pin male & female connectors.

Can't seem to find a source, but that is probably because I'm not
using good
search terms...

Anyone know where to find these?

Thanks.

startech
<http://us.startech.com/product-list/ide>

Cheers
 
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Pimpom

Jan 1, 1970
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DaveC said:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010010001 11775


Those are cables with typically 1 female connector at one end
and 2
female connectors at the other end.

I need 1 female and 1 male connector.

IDC male 40-pin for 80-conductor flat cable are apparently made
from
unobtainium...
Oops. Sorry, I didn't read your post carefully enough. The time I
needed *that* type of connector which was about 15 years ago for
my Amiga, I made my own. I made a small pcb with two double rows
of pads for header pins, spaced 0.1". The pins came from jumper
headers salvaged from a dead PC card (everything had lots of
jumpers those days). Rather tedious but I didn't have any
alternative. One end of the female IDE cable plugged into one
double row of pins and the other double row was free. If I had to
make one again, I'd use a 40-pin IDC header block or the set of
pins from an old IDE hard disk.
 
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Smitty Two

Jan 1, 1970
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DaveC said:
Looking for IDC male connector, 40-pin for 80-conductor ribbon cable.

This is used on IDE hard drives.

Or an 80-conductor cable with 1 each 40-pin male & female connectors.

Can't seem to find a source, but that is probably because I'm not using good
search terms...

Anyone know where to find these?

Thanks.

How about giving a female end a sex change by plugging a pin header into
it?
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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How about giving a female end a sex change by plugging a pin header into

This results in reversing the pin assignments, ie, pin 1 connects to pin 2.
Not good.
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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put the female connector on the reverse side in one end?

The configuration of IDC connectors is such that you can put the connector on
either side of the cable (with the #1 pin indicator at the same end) and you
maintain the same pin connections. In other words, you can't reverse pins by
flipping the connector.
 
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I AM THAT I AM

Jan 1, 1970
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Looking for IDC male connector, 40-pin for 80-conductor ribbon cable.

This is used on IDE hard drives.

Or an 80-conductor cable with 1 each 40-pin male & female connectors.

Can't seem to find a source, but that is probably because I'm not using good
search terms...

Anyone know where to find these?

Thanks.


UDMA cables have specific "keying" where specific pins are not used.

They are differential pairs where every other conductor is ground.

Try hunting for UDMA male if you can handle the missing key.

Not sure if clamping a standard 40 pin IDC onto an 80 pin flat cable
yields the same thing. Probably does as I can't think of anything about
a UDMA cable connector that is different other than the blocked pin.


goddamned cross-posting idiot.
 
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I AM THAT I AM

Jan 1, 1970
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Those are cables with typically 1 female connector at one end and 2 female
connectors at the other end.

I need 1 female and 1 male connector.

IDC male 40-pin for 80-conductor flat cable are apparently made from
unobtainium...

Dave

Desolder this:

http://www.satacables.com/html/sata_to_ide_adapter.html

Or buy this:

http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/item/RAH-40/RIGHT-ANGLE-HEADER-40-PIN-MALE//1.html


or buy the pins and make the header yourself without the shroud:

http://www.allelectronics.com/make-a-store/category/192/Headers/1.html
 
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I AM THAT I AM

Jan 1, 1970
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This results in reversing the pin assignments, ie, pin 1 connects to pin 2.
Not good.


This is also untrue and incorrect. It does not change the fact that it
was a stupid suggestion though.
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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This results in reversing the pin assignments, ie, pin 1 connects to pin 2.
This is also untrue and incorrect. It does not change the fact that it
was a stupid suggestion though.

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ATA_Plug.svg>

Can you come up with a way to connect pin 1 to pin 1 of two connectors,
placed face to face, connected by a 40-pin header?
 
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m II

Jan 1, 1970
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"DaveC" wrote in message
How about giving a female end a sex change by plugging a pin header into
it?

This results in reversing the pin assignments, ie, pin 1 connects to pin 2.
Not good.

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Either the pins will be what he needs or a male connector won’t do it
wither. It will come out the same unless he twists some strands of the
cable.

Think about it.

I don't know why somebody would want a male end on a cable, anyway. The pins
would not be protected and get bent when in storage.


mike
 
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m II

Jan 1, 1970
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"m II" wrote in message


"DaveC" wrote in message
How about giving a female end a sex change by plugging a pin header into
it?

This results in reversing the pin assignments, ie, pin 1 connects to pin 2.
Not good.

----

Either the pins will be what he needs or a male connector won’t do it
wither. It will come out the same unless he twists some strands of the
cable.

Think about it.

I don't know why somebody would want a male end on a cable, anyway. The pins
would not be protected and get bent when in storage.


mike


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Oooops! my bad.

I was in a rush after changing my computer time clock zone and Identity over
a back to make a terrorist posting in other groups.

I'm a complete idiot. I guess I should focus more after being a complete
asshole online.

mike
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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Either the pins will be what he needs or a male connector won’t do it
wither. It will come out the same unless he twists some strands of the
cable.

Think about it.

I think you need to get two F connectors and try it yourself. Put them face
to face. Pin 1 aligns with pin 2.

The M connector is *designed* to mate with the proper pins. F connectors were
not designed for that.
I don't know why somebody would want a male end on a cable, anyway. The pins
would not be protected and get bent when in storage.

<http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_Page.asp?DataName=IDH40>
 
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m II

Jan 1, 1970
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"DaveC" wrote in message
Either the pins will be what he needs or a male connector won’t do it
wither. It will come out the same unless he twists some strands of the
cable.

Think about it.

I think you need to get two F connectors and try it yourself. Put them face
to face. Pin 1 aligns with pin 2.

The M connector is *designed* to mate with the proper pins. F connectors
were
not designed for that.
I don't know why somebody would want a male end on a cable, anyway. The
pins
would not be protected and get bent when in storage.

<http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_Page.asp?DataName=IDH40>

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What you implied was to turn the male header/connector around and face it
the other way (face to face means one is reversed). Of course it will be pin
1 to 2. The other side of the cable usually fixes that anyway, like the old
days when the IDE cables had no orientation (not racism) gadgets on them.

Not a big deal for somebody without 3D dyslexia. I can prove that by
attempting to do crown molding on the ceiling....LOL


mike
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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The other side of the cable usually fixes that anyway...

No it doesn't.

There's no way to get 2 female connectors to mate pin 1 to pin 1.
 
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DaveC

Jan 1, 1970
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There's no way to get 2 female connectors to mate pin 1 to pin 1.
Suppose I have a gizmo that lets me connect female-female, but that
scrambles the pinout. Does it get unscrambled if I use 2 of them
in series? (adding a short chunk of cable with female-female.)

Let us know how it works out.
 
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I AM THAT I AM

Jan 1, 1970
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I think you need to get two F connectors and try it yourself. Put them face
to face. Pin 1 aligns with pin 2.

You're an idiot.
 
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