Plugging multiple eblock modules into a Eblock2 board

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Plugging multiple eblock modules into a Eblock2 board

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Hi all,

Having a bit of an issue, i have been using my old eblocks EB006 for years and invested a lot of money in the boards, I recently discovered that it cannot program the newer pics (16F18877) which is fair enough as it is old so i have bought a new programmer BL0080 and 5 adaptor boards BL0119 so i can use my old boards.

I have just received these only to discover the board has been laid out in such a way that you cannot use the adaptor boards in adjoining ports, why would you do that, why is there not a warning on your website and do you have a workaround as I cannot see any extension cables on your shop.

More than slightly miffed and itching to continue with my project.
Ben
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What about using a BL0156 Splitter board?
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Re: Plugging multiple eblock modules into a Eblock2 board

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Hello,

Sorry to hear of the problems you are having. We took a lot of time deciding on the new layout for the EB2 boards and there was always going to be downsides with reducing the size but it needed to happen.

I would recommend IDC type extension cables, either via Matrix or you can buy and make your own.

http://www.matrixtsl.com/webshop/e-bloc ... cable.html

https://www.rapidonline.com/Catalogue/S ... [%229%22]}

https://uk.farnell.com/w/c/connectors/d ... cts&st=IDC

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Re: Plugging multiple eblock modules into a Eblock2 board

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Hi Benj,

IDC cables would be an option and i have some but that isn't the problem, i can't actually plug two of the BL0119 modules in to the BL0080 board side by side as the spacing is 3mm too short!
Do you sell/supply the Harting connector that eblocks2 boards use made up into a short cable so i can move the boards away a bit.
https://b2b.harting.com/ebusiness/en/ha ... 0162601333

Thanks
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