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I think I goofed on HD cable for FreHD...

Bandit

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I ordered a FreHD a couple weeks ago (hasn't arrived yet) and bought the parts to make a hard drive cable off ebay to save some money.. the ribbon cable arrived today and a first look it seems too narrow to connect to a 50 pin expansion port of a model 4 or 3..

this is the actual listing I bought it from http://www.ebay.ca/itm/172341710910

It is in fact 50 wire but as you can see in the photo (center), it's about the same width at the 40 wire cable (left) beside it in the photo.. and holding it to the bus it's a lot narrower. The connectors haven't arrived yet, but I think I messed up and got the wrong cable...


for anybody that wants to look, these are the connectors I ordered and am waiting on and hoping I didn't screw them up also:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/141845860757
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/311008750065

I also ordered a extra 50 wire cable last week so I could make a second cable so both my model 3 and 4 would have one I could just leave attached, this is the 2nd one http://www.ebay.ca/itm/311269776590

So how bad did I mess this up?

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