Re: [AH] AS to Doepfer power cable?

From Tim Parkhurst
Sent Fri, May 2nd 2008, 00:53

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On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 3:10 PM, James Husted <> wrote:

> BE AWARE! As you can see in the pictures on the site that the unit is
> shown connected both correctly and in-correctly. Note that the red stripe on
> the small ribbon on the top picture and the red stripe on the bottom picture
> are in opposite places. I blew out the used joystick I got from them when I
> connected it with the cable incorrectly (luckily I had a box of 4550's to
> replace it with). Trace the ground from the bussboard to the module before
> plugging it in.
> -James

 So the AS power connectors are not keyed to prevent you from pluggin the
power connector in backwards? And there are no reverse polarity protection

If so, I now know of two mods to make if I buy any AS stuff.

Tim (still owes money for taxes, so won't be buying any modules right away)

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