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At the suggestion of Blue Crab I am attempting to make a Coders Cable using an hdmi port and a USB to Serial converter board. I have the cable completly stipped and the board is in transit. My problems is that I am unsure of how to encase the contacts when I put everything together. I have included pics of my build so far. Any help or suggests would be great.
Wait... Does HDMI plug fits in DC serial port?
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The longer side of the HDMI connector has the same number of pins and spacing as does the Dreamcast serial port. It isn't a perfect fit, and requires some work (cutting off the bottom of the connector, for instance), but it should work just as well as any of the other jerry-rigged solutions for getting a plug.