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Offline turing_machine

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Anyone know of any 8 pin connectors?
« on: Mon, 03 September 2018, 08:14:45 »
I'm making a split keyboard with 4x4 on each side. I think it's too trivial for i2C/Serial if there is a cheap and accessible cable out there with 8 pins. Anyone have recommendations?

Offline Tactile

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Re: Anyone know of any 8 pin connectors?
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 03 September 2018, 08:38:43 »
Is there a size restriction for the connector? Plain old Ethernet cables/plugs are 8 pin but the plugs/receptacles are a bit bulky.

Offline turing_machine

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Re: Anyone know of any 8 pin connectors?
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 03 September 2018, 09:53:54 »
RJ45? Good suggestion.

Regarding size, I would prefer as small a connector as possible -- I was considering USB-C since it has more than enough ports (enough to implement reversibility as well, if that isn't too hard).

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Re: Anyone know of any 8 pin connectors?
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 03 September 2018, 10:33:19 »
GG45.. u know.. cuz.. gives u dat Xtra-1337 n00bpwnz'n Skills.

Offline HerrmannStahl

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Re: Anyone know of any 8 pin connectors?
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 10 September 2018, 04:43:50 »
You could use a 8-Pin PCI-E Power Cable   ;)

I would recommend DIN connectors. Should at least be visually pleasing, if you find on, you like Shamelessly inserted Google image search result