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C16 Tail Mod Install Guide

Step by step guide on how best to install the C16 tail mod.

 

Tools required.. Wire cutters, soldering iron and heat.

 

C16 Tail Mod

Step one. Tape one unmodified SD2IEC cable

C16 Tail Mod

Step Two. Dig out your C16 tail and heat shrink

C16 Tail Mod

Step Three. Cut power cable about an inch away from the IEC connector

C16 Tail Mod

Step Four. Strip 6-8mm of cable and tin with solder.

C16 Tail Mod

Step Five. Bring both tails together and slide heat shrink away from soldered end

C16 Tail Mod

Step Six. Solder wires together, keeping wires nice and flat.

C16 Tail Mod

Step Seven. Solder tails to IEC cable, again keeping the wires flat.

C16 Tail Mod

Step Nine. Slide heat shrink over join

C16 Tail Mod

Step Ten. Apply heat to heat shrink.

C16 Tail Mod

Step Eleven. Wait for the heat shrink to cool and the adhesive to set and your done :D