EAI TR-10 Patch Plugs

steven at malikoff.com steven at malikoff.com
Sat Dec 19 20:09:52 CST 2015

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Subject: EAI TR-10 Patch Plugs
From:    "Dave Wade" <dave.g4ugm at gmail.com>
Date:    Sun, December 20, 2015 6:41 am
To:      "'General Discussion: On-Topic Posts'" <cctech at classiccmp.org>

> Folks,
> I own an EAI TR-10 analog computer which sadly came without any patch cables
> and accessories. Normally this wouldn't be a problem, BUT the TR-10 comes
> with special resistive plugs which go at the ends of the patch leads. These
> have a 4mm plug and socket with a 10k or 100k resistor in between.  I can't
> figure out a way to easily fabricate replacements. 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?
> Does any one have some of these and if so how are they constructed?
> Dave Wade

Would you be able to put up some photos of what you have, an original, and
with a ruler included for scale?


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