i got to play with an msx plotter printer this weekend

that was easier than expected! i just hope it works

any guesses what this is? hint, left side is din-5, right side is trrs

i hate enameled wires

but ya gotta do what ya gotta do

this picture sums me up pretty well (CW selfie, eye contact)

had to resolder everything a couple of times because wires kept breaking but here's the final result, finally

and with just as much hot glue as the previous iteration

haha suck it

i used the other plug that i kept as backup and somehow that one works for charging and sync ???????

wonder if it has resistors hidden inside it

as expected the cable without a pcb or resistors makes the iPod say it can't charge with it, but at least it works for super slow trickle charging and sync.


third one in this style and i still don't know how to open it without ruining the case

except this one doesn't have a pcb..

let's try the other one i have like that which is cleaner then (and the case is in clamshell style which is easily openable) and keep this as backup

a lot of shaky paws later, this worked... up until i closed it and one of the pads ripped out...

no mind, i have about 4 or 5 other connectors to work with...

desk looking like Apple 30 pin graveyard rn

trying to mush the several broken cables i have into one working one

tiny cans got me feeling like Andre the Giant over here

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