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[DPRG] DPRGlist Digest, Vol 95, Issue 21

Subject: [DPRG] DPRGlist Digest, Vol 95, Issue 21
From: John Dolecek jdolecek at gmail.com
Date: Mon Apr 30 07:29:47 CDT 2012

Cool! I've always found that making wiring harnesses for complex projects
is one of the most time consuming and least exciting parts of the
experience.

Thanks!

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 1:02 PM, <terry at yourduino.com> wrote:

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> > Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2012 10:34:19 -0500
> > From: Paul Bouchier <paul.bouchier at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [DPRG] Cheap source for Vex sensor cables
> > To: dprglist at dprg.org
> > Message-ID:
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> >
> > A frequent problem I run into is how to connect X to a Vex controller,
> > where X may be a servo, ultrasonic ranging sensor, or whatever. The
> > Vex controllers require those crazy male headers which you can't find
> > anywhere. You can buy these:
> > http://www.vexrobotics.com/3-wire-cables.html at $30 for 4, and hack
> them
> > up.
> >  (OK - I haven't tried Digikey - I guess AMP probably makes the pins
> > and shells, along with a million similar-looking things.)
> >
> > I just found Tanners has 12" 3-wire M-F extension cables for $0.99.
> -----------------( END COPY )----------------------
>
> Take a look at these cables at $0.15 each:
> http://arduino-direct.com/sunshop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=149
>
> Add these pins and either end can be male or female:
> http://arduino-direct.com/sunshop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=241
>
> Or use these with individual ends:
> http://arduino-direct.com/sunshop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=193
>
> Lots of cable how-to here:
> http://arduino-info.wikispaces.com/Cables
>
> DISCLAIMER: Mentioned stuff from my own shop...!
>
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