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quick (stupid) question:

i have a couple of 5v DC adapters that i want to wire to some spare 7-pin DINs

 

the DINs have a length of cable attached - the adapters have the usual red/black running thru them - which will be live/neutral

 

is there a way to identify which is live on the atari DIN without forcing it open?

ie does the cable with the printed text running along it always be LIVE or GND?

 

and if so, is it just a simple job of attaching RED (adapter) to ATARI DIN live and

BLACK adapter to ATARI DIN GND?

 

thanks

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Live/Neutral only applies with AC - the DIN equipped Ataris are all DC.

 

As per usual standards, black would be GND, red for the +5V.

 

Not sure if it's the case for all PSUs but on my one (trapezoid shape vented from 1984 XL) there's actually only 2 pins wired up. But since it's a low current product that's all it needs.

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that's great guys, just didn't want to do any damage

 

i take it that that pin-out is the view from the front of the connector (ie the pins)

and not the wiring from the rear of it

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that's great guys, just didn't want to do any damage

 

i take it that that pin-out is the view from the front of the connector (ie the pins)

and not the wiring from the rear of it

NO, the view is the connector on the rear of the computer. The view is the same as the solder side of the DIN plug where the wires attach.

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