Just another Rinky-Dink Florida hamfest

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Sun Mar 28 20:43:30 1999

At 11:59 AM 3/28/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Joe wrote:
>> RATS! I think you're right! I just brought it in and checked. The slots
>> are wider than S-100 and the card sockets are offset to one side so S-100
>> cards hit one edge and won't go in. It also has a switcher power supply so
>> it is regulated off the cards. Too bad, it is really a nice box. I may
>> modify it back to S-100. Anyway what can you expect for $3?
>I am just curious what the size of the slots are. I have a couple of cards
>that I thought were S-100 when I got them, but they are a bit narrower than
>an S-100 card, and the fingers are wider. The dimensions of these cards are
>8 3/4 " wide, 4 1/2 " high (excluding fingers), 7 5/8" finger width with
>5/8" to the edge of the card on left side (component side up) and 1/2" to
>the edge of the board on the right. The one I just grabbed says "638493
>Digital Timer" on the solder side of the board.


  It looks like the cards for this one are 11" wide and about 6 1/2" deep.
The fingers should be about 6 1/4" wide and are 1/2" from the left side. I
don't think you're card will fit this. The card is marked "Assy No.
991632-0001" and (in big letters) "TM 990/520".

Received on Sun Mar 28 1999 - 20:43:30 BST

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