[aprssig] DIN vs DB9
Kurt A. Freiberger
kurt at badgers-hill.net
Sun Apr 22 22:39:46 CDT 2007
A. Hellishly expensive.
B. Hard to get.
C. Most vendors reply, "Say What?" when you give them the part number.
But damn nice. I used these on a comms manager project.
USB connectors suck. Period.
'Scott Miller' wrote:
> There's always these:
> 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.
>> -----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
>>> 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
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Kurt A. Freiberger Austin, TX kurt at badgers-hill.net
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