GoTo MainCABLEMenu

Short tutorial


First at each page there a short heading describing the cable.

Pictures of the connectors

After that there is at each page there is one or more pictures of the connectors. Sometimes there is some question marks only. This means that we don't know what kind of connector it is or how it looks.

UNKNOWN (to the computer)

There may be some pictures we haven't drawn yet. We illustrate this with the following advanced picture:

NOT DRAWN YET (to the computer)

Normally are one or more pictures. These are seen from the front, and NOT the soldside. Holes (female connectors usually) are darkened. Look at the example below. The first is a female connector and the send a male. The texts inside parentheses will tell you at which kind of the device it will look like that.

25 PIN D-SUB MALE (to the Computer)
36 PIN CENTRONICS MALE (to the Printer)

Texts describing the connectors

Below the pictures there is texts that describes the connectors. Including the name of the physical connector.

25 PIN D-SUB MALE to the Computer
36 PIN CENTRONICS MALE to the Printer.

Pin table

The pin table is perhaps the information you are looking for. Should be simple to read. Contains mostly the following three columns; Name, Pin 1, Pin 2. Sometimes when not the same pin is connected to each side there is another column describing the name at connector 2.

  25-DSub 36-Cen
Strobe 1 1
Data Bit 0 2 2
Data Bit 1 3 3
Data Bit 2 4 4
Data Bit 3 5 5
Data Bit 4 6 6
Data Bit 5 7 7
Data Bit 6 8 8
Data Bit 7 9 9
... ... ...

Contributor & Source

All persons that helped us or sent us information about the connector will be listed here. The source of the information is perhaps a book or another site.

Contributor: Joakim Ögren

Source: Amiga 4000 User's Guide from Commodore

Copyright © The Hardware Book Team 1996-2001.
May be copied and redistributed, partially or in whole, as appropriate.
Document last modified: 2001-06-07