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Offline Karura

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Curly Model M Cable
« on: Sun, 17 August 2014, 01:05:15 »
Hi MiMiC,

Are you able to make a Model M cable that is curly, with an USB plug?

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 17 August 2014, 11:02:58 »
I was wondering the same, can you make coiled cables?

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #2 on: Sat, 23 August 2014, 19:58:42 »
Sorry for the delay, I missed this.

Are you looking for a sleeved curly cable or just curly?  If just curly, I would recommend cutting me out of the loop, buying a cable direct from orihalcon and using one of the online guides to make curly cables.

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 24 August 2014, 14:40:08 »
Hi, my bad for the confusing terminology. I meant a curly/coiled cable.

Would like to have a coiled cable similar to this one, that is sleeved. Can this be done?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/965907_578704052151335_1982838660_o.jpg

With the proper SDL to USB connectors.

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #4 on: Sun, 24 August 2014, 15:30:08 »
Hi, my bad for the confusing terminology. I meant a curly/coiled cable.

Would like to have a coiled cable similar to this one, that is sleeved. Can this be done?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/965907_578704052151335_1982838660_o.jpg

With the proper SDL to USB connectors.

Yes, what I would do is take a orihalcon cable, remove the usb end, sleeve, reattach end and then curl from there.  I don't make sdl from scratch because the tools are super expensive for a niche product.

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #5 on: Sun, 14 December 2014, 07:52:04 »
I'm looking for the same for a Soarer mod of an F-122.  My plan was to start with a new coiled cable from Unicomp, and replace the ends with USB A/B male connectors.  (And use the Teensy bulkhead Mini USB/B female cable internally.)

Are the male USB connectors available from Mouser or equivalent?  Or do they require tooling to do the re-termination?

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Re: Curly Model M Cable
« Reply #6 on: Sun, 14 December 2014, 07:55:20 »
I got an orihalcon cable sent to Zeal and he did a coil on that.
The only problem with that was he didn't have a model M to test the thing with, however mine turned out really well.
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