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Do yourself a favour and spend $3 on a right angled USB cable before it's too late!

 

I knocked my plug and broke the connector and even though I have the soldering skills, the socket was a pain to replace.

 

A right angle plug eliminates the possibility of it happening again

 

Craig

 

 

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Now that my Helix Floor is finally moving to the actual floor, and not on top of my rack (kicking myself for not buying a Helix Rack to begin with), I'm in the process of designing a floor board with a cable blind specifically for that concern.  I just need to settle on how wide I'm going to make it. 

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Great hint, same with the POD HD. I always wondered how standard USB plugs go together with a floor unit in stage use - it's even to fragile at home.

 

Alternative hint: Only plug the USB cable when you really need it.

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Alternative hint: Only plug the USB cable when you really need it.

Good point but we never do :-)

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well - i learned to do it after soldering a new port in my HD500 while frying some SMD parts located directly beside the socket :wacko:

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There's no smd's nearby in the Helix but it was still a difficult job, a desoldering station would have made it easier.

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