Cable to connect HB-F900 to HBI-F900.

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Par e1000

Resident (35)

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27-06-2013, 19:08

Hi,

Recently I acquired a Sony HB-F900 and its HBI module. Smile

Althought the MSX and the HBI are in near mint conditions, the set lacks the cable to connect both.

Both MSX and HBI have centronics 50 pin connectors for this purpose.

I think I can build my own cable, however I need to know whether it is a simple pin-to-pin cable or is there any "crosswiring" or "trick" to be performed.

Please, anyone can help me with more information about this cable?

Thanks in advance.

Please find below pictures for these connectors.


HB-F900 Back


HBI-F900 Back

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Par Jipe

Paragon (1586)

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27-06-2013, 19:50

if connect pin to pin search a old SCSI cable

Par jltursan

Prophet (2619)

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27-06-2013, 19:58

I'm in the same situation, I would also love to know about the pinout...

Maybe a initial educated guess can be made by means of checking for ground pin coincidences.

Par e1000

Resident (35)

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27-06-2013, 20:33

Perhaps someone who has this cable could check the pin-to-pin connection with a multimeter...

It is a simple test, altough somewhat boring... oO

Par Oscar

Guardian (583)

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27-06-2013, 21:31

I am in the same situation... seller told me that I need this cable:

http://www.cable-trader.co.uk/items/scsi-i-centronics-50-mal...

I will test it when I have a bit more time :)

Par jltursan

Prophet (2619)

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27-06-2013, 21:59

So then must be a straight cable without crossed wires as Jipe suggested... Running Naked in a Field of Flowers

...;but now, which digitizing/editing video software it uses? Smile

Par e1000

Resident (35)

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27-06-2013, 22:02

heheheh jltursan... indeed, this would be my next question.

I think this deserves a separate post, don't you think? Wink

Par Manuel

Ascended (19223)

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27-06-2013, 22:45

The pin-out of the connector is available, you can see whether it has dangerous signals like 5V and GND.

Par e1000

Resident (35)

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27-06-2013, 22:46

Thanks Manuel. Can you provide a link to the pin-out information?

Par Manuel

Ascended (19223)

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27-06-2013, 23:03

Oops, I am confused with the HBI-G900P connector. I don't know whether it's the same or not... But it has its service manual online somewhere. Googleth and thou will find.

Par wernerkai

Champion (357)

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28-06-2013, 01:53

Last year I saw a couple of diskettes for this computer marked as "Easy Telopper II"

Maybe for use with this cartridge ?

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