Need VT-100 switch
mattislind at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 14:05:41 CST 2017
I know that this an old thread, but I had another VT100 with broken power
switch and so I dug up what I used to buy.
This has quick connect tabs so it is needs no modifications to fit. It has
a metal handle and feels quite sturdy.
2017-08-29 22:25 GMT+02:00 E. Groenenberg via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> Thanks for the info.
> I'm in the Netherlands, so no Home Depot branch here, but now I have seen
> the picture of the replacement I can look locally or check with
> digikey/farnell to see what they have in their catalog of switches.
> Ik email, dus ik besta.
> On Tue, August 29, 2017 21:47, Santo Nucifora via cctalk wrote:
> > I've replied to this and helped someone else out before as it seems to be
> > a
> > frequent question.
> > I've replaced two VT-100 switches with chrome "bat" handle switches from
> > Home Depot in Canada shown here:
> > https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.t...000104171.html
> > <https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.toggle-dpst-20a-125vac-
> > The one at the USA Home Depot is here:
> > https://www.homedepot.com/p/Gardner-Bender-20-Amp-Double-
> > I had to remove the screws and filed the terminals down a little because
> > the terminals were a little wider than the original connectors but it
> > works
> > like a charm and will not break. It is almost a direct replacement
> > for the terminals needing some filing).
> > You can probably pick one up on the way home if you are in North America.
> > Hope this helps.
> > Santo
> > On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 3:38 PM, John Wilson via cctalk <
> > cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 09:04:11PM +0200, E. Groenenberg via cctalk
> >> wrote:
> >> >Does somebody maybe have a spare switch of a VT-100 (the one at the
> >> back)?
> >> If you get stuck, there's a switch that's made as a replacement part for
> >> Fender guitar amps which, apart from having a metal handle instead of
> >> plastic, is a very close match to the VT100 power switch. Really it's
> >> what DEC *should* have used ...
> >> John Wilson
> >> D Bit
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