Electronic components sources

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Mon Mar 22 10:06:58 2004

On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 09:54:10AM -0600, Mark Tapley wrote:
> Erik Klein wrote:
> >...The other item I have is a DEC Rainbow with a busted power switch.
> This is a reasonably common failure - mine has the same problem
> (replaced by two SPST's side-by-side which I take pains to throw
> simultaneously) and I've read of at least one other (years ago, on
> this list). When/if they are found, please post on the list - I'll
> definitely want one too.

I got a free VT240 a while back because the power switch was FUBAR. I
didn't bother with a "real" replacement; I went for functional. Radio
Shack has (had?) a drop-in substitute, all black, with a more angular
rocker. No modification of the DEC case required.


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