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By: Anonymous: Neil () on Friday, April 09 2010 @ 01:42 AM PDT  
Anonymous: Neil

Hi Windell,
I just received the replacement cable and everything seems to work perfectly now.

Thanks for a great kit and fantastic support.



By: Anonymous: Bryan () on Tuesday, December 28 2010 @ 11:35 AM PST  
Anonymous: Bryan

Quote by: Windell ...For power, you could hack together a cable in about five minutes that just breaks out the 5 V from a regular A-B cable, and use that to run the clock...

Would these header sockets that you guys sell work for me to just make a USB power cable? I want to make a removable usb power cable to run the clock off of but I wasn't sure if that female socket would match up to the header on the clock.

Link to what i'm talking about:

By: Anonymous: Bryan () on Tuesday, December 28 2010 @ 01:28 PM PST  
Anonymous: Bryan

I did some more reading- they're both 0.1" pitch

By: Windell (offline) on Tuesday, December 28 2010 @ 04:16 PM PST  

Hi Bryan,
Yes that should work fine, although you'll need to trim down the header positions that you're not using. Also, be *sure* to get the polarity correct; the clock is not protected against reverse polarity. (The chip and LEDs will survive short reversal, not sure about the Chronodot, though.)

Windell H. Oskay

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