[Noisebridge-discuss] payphone at gate

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Wed Apr 11 17:27:34 PDT 2012


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 5:03 PM, Nicholas Granado <ngranado at gmail.com> wrote:
> that's a lot of time and effort to run conduit like that, i think we could
> achieve the same effect by moving the cables higher on the wall.  Asheem and
> I ran that blue cable down to the gate a couple of months ago (there should
> be sufficient slack in the cable to move it up), and it was a real pain to
> get the cable all run.
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> i would suggest that anyone attempting to repair the cable to unplug the
> minotaur side before soldering anything, that way there's no crossing of any
> cables. i also have a butane powered soldering iron if that would help,
> although i think rj45 connectors + crimps + a RJ45 cable joiner should do
> the trick and would be far more safe.

Perhaps we ought to put in some electrical precautions on the Minotaur side.
I really like that computer and would hate to see anything happen to it.

How about some diodes or loading coils?
I assume this talks RS-232?

--j
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> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Ben Kochie <superq at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Yea, I have a bunch of EMT and flex conduit.  I might go measure
>> things up at the gate and get some ridged (thick walled) conduit
>> pieces.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 15:07, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Depending on how things are wired, we could add some relatively
>> > inexpensive metal conduit pipe from the door to wherever the wire
>> > enters the wall to go upstairs.
>> >
>> > Barring a hacksaw, it would make it much harder to cut the wires inside.
>> >
>> > -M
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