grappler Plus ribbon cable pinout

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grappler Plus ribbon cable pinout

Morning all,

 I have two ribbon cables which are town for the Grappler Plus card. I would like to repair them but cannot find a pinout for the Grappler Plus online. Does anyone happen to have one?

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Grappler Plus Operators Manual

Try this link and download the Operators Manual. Look at page 13 of the PDF (page 22 of the manual). There are pin assignments there.

 

https://mirrors.apple2.org.za/Apple%20II%20Documentation%20Project/Interface%20Cards/Parallel/Orange%20Micro%20Grappler%20plus%20Printer%20Interface/Manuals/

 

Help this is the correct information you are looking for.

 

Good luck!

 

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Thank you, althought I have

Thank you, althought I have one question.

The cable originally came with a centronics 25 pin end, can I use the same pinoutto make a short cable with a DB 25 pin female connect so I can use a standard parallel cable?

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Verault wrote:Thank you,
Verault wrote:

Thank you, althought I have one question.

The cable originally came with a centronics 25 pin end, can I use the same pinoutto make a short cable with a DB 25 pin female connect so I can use a standard parallel cable?

 

No, you cannot use the same pin-out as there are subtle differences between the Centronics parallel connector and the DB-25 parallel connector.  See image below:

 

 

 

Here you can see the Grappler connector-to-Centronics pin-outs :

 

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Centronics as installed on a Grappler C/Mac/GS

Centronics as installed on a Grappler C/Mac/GS:

 

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Lasermaster, I will attempt

Lasermaster, I will attempt to build a DB25 cable for the grappler plus from your pinout,. thank you!

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