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Are you tired of never having a null modem serial cable when you need one...or tired of carrying around a bulky cable? I was, so I made one ...
Here are the main tools you need. Radio Shack number for the D-Sub connectors is 276-1428. The D-Sub Hoods is 276-1513. They have several different hoods at the ...
First remove the phone jacks from the cable. I used pliers to pull back rubber stoppers before cutting off the jacks. I figured they would help with strain ...
Strip the cables and then crimp on the connectors using pliers. Be sure to strip off enough to double-over the bare wire since it's so thin. You may ...
After putting a pin on three wires, you're ready to add the connectors. This picture shows the wire layout. Note the #5 wire on both ends, this shows ...
Insert the pins into the proper connector holes. I'm using 2,3, and 5. You can change those if you are using the cable for something other than TVs. ...
Now attach the hoods. You can squirt some silicone sealer in there to work as strain relief and to keep it from rattling. But, put it together first ...
Put the screws in the hood. Use the two included nuts and the two screws that were fully threaded. I ignored the others. They are there to put ...
That's it. I hope you enjoy yours as much as I enjoy mine.
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