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Old 22nd Mar 2020, 10:55 pm   #126
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Default Re: Zx81

Originally Posted by John Earland View Post

Apologies if this is a daft question - but the piece refers to putting the diode in the video cable? It has an inner and an outer casing doesn't it? How would you go about that?
Well if your feeling brave you could slit the coax lengthways for about 30mm, tease out the inner cable, cut it and solder the diode in (end with band towards tv end) insulating with shrink sleeving or electrical tape, then tuck it all back inside. More tape to cover the slit.
I would think it would be easier to just reopen the modulator and put the diode in there!
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