Apple II Paddle Connector - BROKE!

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Apple II Paddle Connector - BROKE!

It had to happen after 40 years; the pin on the paddle connector broke off.  And, it wasn't one of the "NC" pins; it was the +5 pin.

I've considered chopping the connector off and soldering the leads to a 16-pin DIP component connector.  Or, if the leads are the right gauge, crimping them in a ribbon cable connector.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Paul

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Alternatively

You can pick up this one from RS Components

(In Oz, RS are significantly cheaper on shipping, especially on small orders)

 

I needed it to repair a Language Card connector.

 

Cheers!

 

Chesh

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Paddle connector

Thanks, Cheshirenoir and Robespierre, for identifying the part. I went to Mouser for the part. The $1.47 each price broke to $.847 each at ten units. And 2nd day UPS was $7.99.  Other outfits want a lot more per unit, plus minimum orders of $20-$25. I just want everything to be functional when I pass it on. Thanks,

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New to this forum, but have

New to this forum, but have been following for a while. 

I read your post and I found on mine that the connector block contains two resistors (570 ohm) for the fire buttons. 

https://www.atariarchives.org/ccc/chapter1.php

 

I managed to find a replacement connector circuit block on eBay 

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Jermyn-DIP-DIL-0-3-Plug-In-Circuit-Box-Header-16-Pin-16P-Gold-Flash-2ge-CC21-/361985412138

 

I don't know if that helps at all.

 

cheers

Andy

 

 

 

 

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