EAI TR-10 Patch Plugs

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 18:34:03 CST 2015

On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 7:05 PM, Pete Turnbull <pete at dunnington.plus.com>

> On 19/12/2015 20:41, Dave Wade wrote:
>> I can easily obtain 4mm plugs and sockets, and solder a resistor
>> between them, but when I try and mount them on a short rigid tube all
>> my efforts fail. The plug and socket need to be twisted in opposite
>> directions and any soldered joint just fails.
>> Any usggestions?
> Are you trying to screw them into a tube?  Could you instead push them in
> and then fill the tube with epoxy or potting compound through a hole in the
> side?
> Could you make the tube in two short lengths, with a left-hand thread
> between them; screw the plug into one part and then screw the socket into
> the other while also screwing the two parts of the tube together?
> Could you use a split (lengthways) tube, solder the resistor to the plug
> and socket, and fit the tube on with epoxy?
> Or if it doesn't need to be absolutely rigid, mould some Sugru round the
> parts instead of using the tube?
> --
> Pete

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I may not follow your meaning here.  Can't you just leave patch connections
loose as long as the ends of connection is secure? My Donner 3500 for
example has required improvisation.


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