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Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Mon Apr 23 13:39:04 UTC 2007


Actually, I think you are better off going with just  the right  
angle. There's no trade-off in using the right angle connector on the  
D700, and of course there's a big plus in using it on the D7. Whereas  
the straight connector is OK on the D700 and a mess on the D7.

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On Apr 23, 2007, at 8:11 AM, Jason Rausch wrote:

> --- Amateur Radio WB8NUT <duffy at wb8nut.com> wrote:
>
>> My suggestion. The plug into the D7 should be a
>> right angle connector.
>> As it is in your picture, it sticks out too far.
>
> Normally, I would have a right angle on the cable,
> such as my serial or Garmin cables
> (http://www.rpc-electronics.com/kenwood.php), but I
> was told by most requesters that this was intended
> mainly for the D700 mobile.  Since the D700 has a
> front mount panel jack, the straight plug seemed like
> the best configuration to go with.  The added benefit
> was, the same cable CAN be used on both radios, it
> just sticks out a little further on the D7, as you
> mentioned.
>
> I guess if there was enough of a demand, I would
> produce both versions.  Straight and right angle
> versions.
>
> Thanks for the input!
> Jason KE4NYV
> RPC Electronics
> www.rpc-electronics.com
>
>
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