PDP11/03 BA-11M Front panel switch replacement

Douglas Taylor dj.taylor4 at comcast.net
Mon Feb 26 16:18:54 CST 2018

On 2/25/2018 10:40 PM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 7:50 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctalk < 
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>> I have a BA11-M box with the usual front panel control, however it was
>>> damaged and all three switches have been sheared off.  The LED's and 
>>> the
>>> circuit card that connects to the power supply appear to be OK.  I 
>>> would
>>> like to repair it and put it back into service.  Is there a 
>>> replacement for
>>> those switches?
> In general, many old switch patterns are still made.  Often, they have 
> a manufacturer's name and part # on the body of the switch. Some 
> common makes from back then were C&K and Alco.
> Jon

Good advice, I went and looked at another box I had and the switches are 
indeed C&K models 7101 and 7108.  Looking on ebay since they are 
obsolete, finding the model with the paddle actuator will be the trick.


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