I got a couple of e-mails from Mike, and talked to him on the phone once, after I accidently mis-installed the board. He has been telling me that he is still suspicious of the new cables. Mine is working OK, I "think", but I haven't exercised all the functions yet. I may have just gotten lucky with the "new" one he sent to me. He is apparently doing a bunch of testing on the new cables. As he explained it to me, it is the only new element in this batch of new MIMAs. Hope he gets it all sorted out soon. There are apparently some 25 different constructions specs for the DB25 cable.