Can you take about 50 very clear pictures of both cables and connectors
please? :)

We have the info to create new cables that function, but I still would
really like to see the details of the original cables & connectors up close
and clear just for reference.


On Tue, Mar 13, 2018, 10:07 PM Chris Kmiec <> wrote:

> Ok, I'm in Tandy 100 heaven right now :) Just got my eBay package, and
> despite horrendous packaging, everything survived. Taking inventory, I got
> a beautiful looking DVI, manual, disk BASIC on 5 1/4" disk, and BOTH
> cables, one for 100 and one for 102! Almost afraid to turn it on, but that
> will have to wait until tomorrow when I have a minute to myself...
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 9:57 AM, Brian White <> wrote:
>> The strain relief clip specifically I mean, when you snap all 3 parts of
>> an idc connector together with no cable, the strain relief bar forms a thin
>> slot exactly the size and shape to fit a ribbon cable through.
>> I use that to flip 2 wires over, inser into slot, flip next 2 wires,
>> insert into slot, ... until all 20 pairs are in the slot. Then get them all
>> into the male connector and crimp it. Then pick apart, or just break off
>> the female connector that was just used as a jig to hold the wires in place.
>> --
>> bkw
>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 10:50 AM Brian White <> wrote:
>>> It's a pain but it's doable.
>>> The pictures there don't show the process, only the final result
>>> unfortunately. I used a sacrificial 40pin female idc connector with the
>>> strain relief clip as a guide to hold all the split & twisted  wires into a
>>> flat ribbon so that you can get them all arranged into the male 40pin idc
>>> connector. I use a Panavise to crimp, not any official crimping tool.
>>> But by clicking on the pics to get the full size ones, you can see what
>>> you need to do.
>>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 7:44 AM Chris Kmiec <> wrote:
>>>> Just snagged a DVI off of eBay, and my understanding is that it needs a
>>>> different cable between 100 and 102. Since the auction has a 100 bundled, I
>>>> want to get/make the right cable for my 102s. Does anyone have
>>>> instructions, info, etc on how to do so? Or a place where I can buy one?
>>>> Thanks!

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