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USB to RS232 cable extension and PCB case
A PCB shoe for a USB to serial converter with a cable extensionMaker/DIY
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Connectors of USB extension cables are often unreliable so I decided to attach one end of a USB cable directly to a USB to RS232 converter PCB. I also designed a small shoe/case for a PCB to prevent short circuits on the bottom and to hold the cable in place. The case is designed such that the PCB clips into it. The bottom side has a window so the pin names are still visible.
PCB: 30mm x 17mm,
Cable diameter: 3.5mm.
In the pictures:
- final assembly
- cut or desoldered parts
- PCB with a shoe
- bottom side
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Materials and methods
Printed in PETG with 0.4mm nozzle and 0.2mm layer height.
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