Wirewrap DIP sockets - any interest?

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Feb 12 11:03:03 CST 2019

> On Feb 12, 2019, at 11:56 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 2/12/19 8:30 AM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:
>> On 02/11/2019 06:25 PM, Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote:
>>> What is the gold value?
>> ARRgh!  Not more than a few milligrams per the usual DIP sockets. Likely
>> not worth the trouble of grinding them up to extract the gold from all
>> that base metal.
> Of late (the last 20 years or so), I've turned to drilling single-sided
> PCB for socket patterns and using the push-in ww pins.  Makes for a much
> neater project with a good ground plane.

And people would make WW panels that way.  I have a small one that's just rows of push-in pins like that (with pins 7 and 14 bused to power buses).  From Augat, I think.


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