Fri Mar 28 11:38:49 NZST 2003
I was actually about to say the same thing...
Presumably, you are trying to connect a whole cluster of buttons
together in a number of rows, why not get a printed circuit board etched
and mount all the buttons on the printed circuit board?
It will look heaps tidier and it's a lot more reliable.
From: Gavin Denby [mailto:redhat@i...]
Sent: Friday, 28 March 2003 11:30
Subject: Re: [wlug] Wire wrap
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,
has an extra row of keys so I don't have to use shift to type
I'm up to the stage of wiring it. I have to wire over 200 terminals, and
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
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