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Old 03 March 2015, 23:15   #1
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I was astonished when I saw this.

One of my customers sent me this photo this morning. It shows one of my mouse adapters next to another adapter he bought recently (from eBay).

Apparently the other one was covered in heat shrink tubing but he removed it to have a look at what was hidden underneath.

I don't like to criticize other people's work so I'll let you guys decide for yourselves..

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Old 03 March 2015, 23:36   #2
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Was there perhaps meant to be an image attached to that post?
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Old 03 March 2015, 23:39   #3
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Old 03 March 2015, 23:41   #4
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Was there perhaps meant to be an image attached to that post?
Can you not see it? I can see it perfectly in the post.
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Old 03 March 2015, 23:50   #5
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Haha ... erm... makes you wonder why they bothered with the PCB layout, appears to have done a breadboard job!

BTW - the assumption being yours is the one above :P
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BTW - the assumption being yours is the one above :P
An astute assumption sir!
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Out of curiosity. Did the inferior product work? Also what was the price difference lol.
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Old 04 March 2015, 00:06   #8
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Out of curiosity. Did the inferior product work? Also what was the price difference lol.
I don't know, I didn't ask. I expect they would work or the whole thing really would be rather pointless!

I think they are about a pound cheaper than mine. It's all very strange.
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I don't know, I didn't ask. I expect they would work or the whole thing really would be rather pointless!

I think they are about a pound cheaper than mine. It's all very strange.
Valid point indeed. Alas, you get what you pay for! I expect the wires might break off when handling the inferior product lol.
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Old 04 March 2015, 00:12   #10
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A nearly perfect replica...
Made with a swiss army knife and a blowtorch.
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Old 04 March 2015, 00:13   #11
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A nearly perfect replica...
Made with a swiss army knife and a blowtorch.
And a piece of string - with some guts behind it...
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Old 04 March 2015, 00:28   #12
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Never mind, browser issue...
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Nice job on yours in any case! I'd abuse this picture for personal advertising

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That's why I only buy certain gear from you dear sir and not from the half blind one handed guy working under a 5 watt bulb with a 300 watt solder iron
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Old 04 March 2015, 17:56   #15
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That green one really puts yours to shame.
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Old 04 March 2015, 18:25   #16
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Where can I buy the bottom one? It looks like it was handcrafted and everyone knows handcrafted is always the best. Nothing beats a good handcrafted brew so this has to be good!



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It's almost Picasso,

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Old 04 March 2015, 19:00   #18
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i would like one of these!

actually it would be neat to get one that connected straight to the header on A1200 motherboards
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Old 04 March 2015, 19:22   #19
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@Mounty, some A1200 (1D4 for example) have a header the Mouse port plugs into, would you be able to make one which connects to the header and secures to the port so it's all internal?
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Advanced one the hand made, looks bit shorter then your...

Still not sure why are you surprised after all ...
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