[Noisebridge-discuss] payphone at gate

Jake jake at spaz.org
Wed Apr 11 17:49:40 PDT 2012


a half-amp fuse on the minotaur end would do it, but its really not 
necessary.

On Wed, 11 Apr 2012, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:

> 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.
>>
>> 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
>>
>> nick
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Ben Kochie <superq at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> 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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