Trying to secure network card

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by amrogers3, Sep 30, 2018.

  1. amrogers3

    amrogers3 Gawd

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    Can you guys help me figure out how to secure this cable to the network card? Apologies for crappy pic.

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  2. DrLobotomy

    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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  3. Grebuloner

    Grebuloner Limp Gawd

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    Binder clips on each end of the socket and then remove the metal tabs?
     
  4. amrogers3

    amrogers3 Gawd

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    Should have mentioned, there isn't much room on the top of this. The case fits pretty close to top of the card. Also, I would be worried putting binder clips and trying to remove the metal pieces, I would probably break something

    This might work but it would probably touch the metal connectors. Probably wouldnt be an issue.

    Does anyone make a connector piece that would fit in between the holes on the cable and card?
     
  5. DrLobotomy

    DrLobotomy [H]ardness Supreme

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    Drill bit and a piece of scrap metal with 3 holes would be enuff to hold it in place.

    A thick piece of plastic would also work and would not short anything else if you happen to be clumsy.
     
  6. Spartacus

    Spartacus [H]ard|Gawd

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    Use long zip ties, link a couple together if needed.
    You can loop through the space between the ribbon cables and around the whole card.

    Zip ties are so under-rated. They're the duct tape of the tech world!

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  7. vick1000

    vick1000 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Hot glue. RTV silicon.
     
  8. amrogers3

    amrogers3 Gawd

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    ok cool, thanks Team. This gives me some ideas to run with.
     
  9. cdr_74_premium

    cdr_74_premium [H]ard|Gawd

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    As mentioned above, RTV Silicon would be a good one. But the stuff is MESSY, so get ready.