[vcf-midatlantic] Vic-20 Switch

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 10 12:29:11 EST 2020


Chances are that the dead machine has the bad switch

Sent from:
My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.

> On Feb 10, 2020, at 12:03 PM, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> you have 10,000 vic 20's just transplant a nicely-working switch from dead
> machine.  :-)
> 
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2020 at 10:24 AM Sentrytv via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
>> Lubricating a switch should help
>> 
>> Sent from:
>> My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.
>> 
>>> On Feb 10, 2020, at 9:01 AM, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> This is a common failure. Not sure if it is fixable, perhaps with
>> lubrication, I never tried. Replacement is an option.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 10, 2020, at 7:09 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> The museum's vic-20 power on switch is difficult to turn on and off. Is
>>> this a common issue with the vic-20? Is there a way to make it easier to
>>> turn on and off like the C64 power switch?
>>> 
>>> --
>>> =========================================
>>> Jeff Brace
>>> Vice President & Board Member, VCF East Showrunner
>>> Vintage Computer Federation
>>> http://www.vcfed.org/
>>> jeffrey at vcfed.org
>> 
>> 



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