Electronic components sources

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue Mar 23 17:38:03 2004

> >Has anybody tried taking the original switch apart and cleaning the
> >contacts (if that's the failure mode)? I'vc repaired switches in other
> >equipment that way.
> Yes. That wasn't it. There was a little plastic part broken inside
> that looked un-glue-able. It still clicked, but no electrical contact

Oh, right... The 'HP' switch I am looking for is a replacement for one
that failed in much the same way -- the plastic became brittle with age,
and cracked. It couldn't be repaired (at least not without making a
complete new part, something I didn't really want to try to do).

> was made any more. YMMV, of course, but that's what happened to mine.

Received on Tue Mar 23 2004 - 17:38:03 GMT

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