[vcf-midatlantic] May Repair workshop - sockets

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Tue May 18 21:38:06 UTC 2021

Asking as the intent is for them to get used fixing / building stuff & 
not sit in the bin.

Have a list out to the vendors for a quote in both machine-pin and 

Any suggestions on S-100 card edge connectors?   Would like to keep a 
few as local stock as well

On 5/18/2021 2:34 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Much discussion occurred about IC sockets. No one suggested purchase 
> of machine-pin sockets, which is my choice. "Double wipe" sockets are 
> preferred by others. CDL "should" purchase whichever style they find 
> satisfactory. As to number of pins: some of all kinds should be 
> stocked by CDL, they will get used eventually. But pin-counts above 40 
> are somewhat specialized. - regards, Herb

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