Searching for Elevated socket

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Mar 3 00:01:14 CST 2021

On 3/2/21 8:41 PM, Jim Brain via cctalk wrote:
> IN my continuing Digitalker saga, I did find a couple not horribly
> priced Digitalker ICs online and purchased them.  As one arrived, I
> found that my original IC was actually OK, but the cable from the
> computer to the device has issues.
> I've traced it to what looks like a heavy duty 16 pin IC socket on the
> board that plugs into the computer, and into which a 16 pin 2x8 .3" DIP
> IDC header plugs into (with the IDC cable going to another such header,
> which plugs into a similar socket on the main synthesizer PCB).
> The socket has the same basic footprint as a normal 2x8 16 pin .3" IC
> socket, but it's much heavier duty.  I could replace with a simple leaf
> socket, but would prefer to find a direct replacement.

How about a plain old machine-pin pin wire-wrap socket?  I can remember
cobbling such a thing up back when.


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