Changing wire-wrap configurations on DEC circuit boards
a.carlini at ntlworld.com
Mon Feb 13 18:17:00 CST 2017
On 14/02/17 00:04, Earl Evans wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 3:59 PM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com>
>> alligator clips?
> At least in my case, the spacing seemed too tight for alligator clips.
> There are components surrounding the wire-wrap posts, so the clips don't
> lay down well. Also, you can't have the clips pointing up, because then
> there isn't enough top-clearance for the QBUS board in the slot above.
> Maybe there's another type of clip I could use, or a different technique?
Hand operated wirewrap tools seem to be ~ £10 new on ebay in the UK.
I assume they are similarly cheap in the US.
If you try some alternative technique don't you risk ending up with
stray wires in powered equipment?
arcarlini at iee.org
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