C100/300/500 remote modification for MoVI

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  1. Mike Sutton

    Mike Sutton Member

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    I made this modification to the Zacuto grip relocator using a hyper thin cable to replace the stiff stock cable. Also added length so it does not bind up or prevent rotation.

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  2. alain baars

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    how did you replace the cable or where did you get it?
     
  3. Mike Sutton

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    I just un-soldered the old cable and replaced it with a Hyperthin HDMI cable. You need 6 wires to make it happen.
     
  4. KentRoper

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    can I ship you mine and pay you to replace it with a thin one haha
     
  5. Mike Sutton

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    Yes. But be aware that the joystick will not work with the hyper thin cable. Every other function will. If you ship me yours it will be $100 via paypal + your unit in exchange.
     
  6. Sam Slape

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    Mike do you know why the joystick does not work with the HyperThin cable?
     
  7. Mike Sutton

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    yes because the cable is so thin there is not enough conductivity for the joystick operation. Everything else works great.
     
  8. Andy Johnson-Laird

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    Mike: I'm not sure this would defeat the purpose of the Hyperthin cable (in terms of making the result too inflexible), but if the resistance of a single cable with six wires is too high for the joystick, is it feasible you could run *two* Hyperthin cables in parallel -- connecting up each of the corresponding wires in each cable. Then the total resistance would be half the resistance of one cable. Just a thought.

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