University Crest

[wlug] Wire wrap

 
wlug archive index About the wlug list Mailing lists home
To The University of Waikato HomepageWaikato Home > Waikato Mailing Lists > wlug Info > wlug archives
Gavin Denby redhat@i...
Fri Mar 28 11:29:36 NZST 2003


Wire wrapping is very old system, made for single cored wire, this is
brittle and breaks easily, you will get a lot o faults unless it is
solidly mounted. and the cable is rigid and wel protected. 

unless its mounted in a rack, I would look for another method. 

Even Telecom dont wire wrap anymore



On Fri, 2003-03-28 at 11:14, Glyn Webster wrote:

> > What's this for ?
> 
> I've made myself a keyboard. (The "Frankenstein". It's for programming, it 
> has an extra row of keys so I don't have to use shift to type punctuation.) 
> 
> I'm up to the stage of wiring it. I have to wire over 200 terminals, and from 
> an experiment on a few keys, cutting, stripping and soldering individual 
> wires will take me 20 hours (duing which I'll burn myself ten times).  I 
> don't know much about wire wrap, I'm just hoping it'll be a more practical 
> solution.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://list.waikato.ac.nz/pipermail/wlug/attachments/20030328/70a3038c/attachment.html>


More information about the wlug mailing list
NOTICE: This is an archive of a public mailing list. The University of Waikato is not responsible for its contents.

The University of Waikato - Te Whare Wananga o Waikato