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[aprssig] DIN vs DB9

'Scott Miller' scott at opentrac.org
Sun Apr 22 23:32:08 UTC 2007


There's always these:

http://www.usbfield.com/usb-field-connector.htm

There's no getting around the mini-DIN issue with the Deluo GPS unless you
just cut off the connector and add your own.  Of course, you can always use
heat-shrink tubing and tie-wraps to secure it, too.

Scott
N1VG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Jason Winningham
> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 3:10 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] DIN vs DB9
> 
> 
> On Apr 22, 2007, at 3:37 PM, Brian B. Riley wrote:
> 
> > I would be more interested in one with a DIN connector to 
> eliminate  
> > the criminal waste of mass brought about by having the 
> useless DB9F/ 
> > DB9M in the cable train.
> 
> What's criminal is using a friction-fit connector - at least the DB9  
> has locking screws to keep it plugged up.  Many problems I've had  
> with mobile APRS have been caused directly by a friction-fit  
> connector coming unplugged.
> 
> I am coming to despise USB, in part because of the easily dislodged  
> connectors.
> 
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
> 
> 
> 
> 
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