I honestly don’t know if the cable is built to the specifications required by the connector.

 

Half the conductors work just fine, and it’s the other half that have the problem.

 

The outside ones I believe are fine, but the inner ones don’t reliably connect.

 

The cable itself works just fine if you test it with a fine tipped multi-meter, but when its inserted into the connector that it has the problem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

From: Vinod Kumar [mailto:vinodsaharan@e-consystems.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 1:29 AM
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Subject: [Gumstix-users] 27-Pin Flex Cable Replacement for Overo Camera Header

 

Hi All,

 

Gumstix is providing 27-Pin Flex cable for the camera connector on the OVERO boards. As many users have reported already that this cable is not realiable and works only for a few insertions/de-insertions. 7 of my 8 cables that I bought from Gumstix are already damaged.

 

Can anyone suggest a replacement part for this cable or at least provide some vendor details who supplies mating flex cables for Hirose connectors?

 

Regards,

Vinod