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    wants round scsi cables......

    .....where do i find em? usual etailers don;t seem to stock them.

    overclockers confirmed they exist but don't sell em.

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    yer, but bit big and expensive for me. will search some more.

    cheers though!

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    Just make them! Put elastic bands around them - they're more folded than rounded, but I've found it effective.

    However, it's easier to do on my 50pin flat ribbons than the 68pin weaved ones - nowadays I just route them cunningly.
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    hadn't thought of that! will give that a go

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    Just watch the drives to make sure you don't get dodgy data from interference - but the great thing is you can always "unround" them, so to speak.
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    you sure can m8. great little tip. thanks!

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    Dabs do Akasa round 68pin scsi cables 4 connection - £14 here
    5 connections - £16 here

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    Kustom also do a yellow version for £22, if it's any help.

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    Those prices are cheaper than I expected - I wonder how good they are.

    Ah, they don't look to have a terminator (the akasa 4 connector one at least.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by unts
    Those prices are cheaper than I expected - I wonder how good they are.

    Ah, they don't look to have a terminator (the akasa 4 connector one at least.)
    a terminator? i thought they looked complete?

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    Perhaps they do have one on - just doesn't look like it.
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    You can make your own round IDE/SCSI cables by taking a fine knife and cutting down the cable every few pins, then use a rubber band or electrical tape to make them round.

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    i am going to try self modification

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    Imagine if they had wireless IDE/SCSI

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