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    Xenarc 700IDT Right Angle Adapter

    Has anyone seen a right angle adapter for the 20 pin connector on the back of a Xenarc 700IDT?

    I searched and couldn't find one or anyone having made one. I only found where someone dremeled the back of the case to push the control board further into the case. I am mounting a slim dvd in it so this isn't an option and besides I like the ability of disconnecting it without taking it apart.

    I have a 99 Toyota 4Runner and I had to make a right angle adapter because I do not have enough space for the monitor and the cable in the dash. Now the connector extends as far as the rails on the back of the unit then goes straight down to connect to the factory Xenarc cable.

    I'll post a write up if anyone is interested listing the parts I used and some pictures. Let me know.

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    I realize this is an old thread, but I would very much appreciate a write-up. I'm also having a slight depth problem....

    Thanks!
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    The easy fix for the above picture is to cut the plastic strain relief off. A pair of wire cutters will do the trick, just be careful not to damage the wire.

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    Unfortunately, what the picture doesn't show is that the unit can't even slide in all the way yet because of the cable. I trimmed off the protector, but I still have about another 3/8" to go. If the OP doesn't respond soon (I need this done by the end of the week), likely what I'll do is dremel the top of the cable off and see what I can do about routing it through the bottom or side.

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    He probably bought some connectors and made his own right-angle adapter extension, skipping the hard plastic shell / strain relief. I bought the same connectors, only more pins so longer, from Mouser a while back to make a cable for a special computer.

    So buy the male and female connectors, one strain relief shell for the other end, and use good flexible wire to make a short extension. W/o the shell the wires can bend very close to the case. They might make a right-angle shell though.
    Zotac N630I-D-E M/B w/ Nvidia 7100, E5300 cpu, Xenarc 700IDT, M2-ATX, XP, RR & DFX 5.1.

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    Sadly, it's a bit too late for that. Today I went out, dremeled the connector open, cut a hole in the bottom, ran the cables through it, reattached the metal casing, and covered it in electrical tape. I don't yet have a way of testing if it works or not though

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