DEC H960 stabiliser feet. Have some questions.
pete at dunnington.plus.com
Sat Jan 6 09:45:40 CST 2018
On 06/01/2018 12:04, Steve Malikoff via cctalk wrote:
> Using the measurements provided by Vince I've rejigged the drawing a bit and it ought to be closer.
Looks good to me except...
> I had thought the hole in the front corner of the H960 was for a front panel pivot, but it seems the foot
> does actually use it.
Yes, that's essential! But unlike in your drawing, the large screw that
holds the stabiliser foot into that hole is a large-head countersunk
screw, not a pan-head screw, and only the very bottom part of it is
threaded, 8-32 IIRC. The main part is a plain shank to fit the holes
for the front panel pivot and also the holes in the stabiliser; only the
part protruding below the stabiliser is threaded. It's fitted with a
shakeproof ("star") washer along with the nut, under the stabiliser. I
took all the stabilisers off my racks because they're superfluous in my
setup, and I can't remember where I put them, so I can't double-check.
> I don't have the kickplate nor access to measuring one, so that probably changes it a bit too.
That I do have, so I took it off one of the racks and you'll find some
(poor quality, from a phone that doesn't do close focus very well)
and a hastily drawn sketch of the dimensions at
(NB This is a sketch, not a technical drawing, and is only approximately
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