Need "diagonal contact" OB-8 buttons!!

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Need "diagonal contact" OB-8 buttons!!

Postby PatPend » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:26 pm

Anyone know where to get Petrick panel buttons used in late-model OB-8's? These have the "diagonal" contact arrangement. Need one with and one without LED and after looking in all the usual places can't find 'em anywhere. Mouser and Digikey list E-Switch 5511 and C&K Digitast buttons which have the same appearance, however the pins are arranged in a conventional rectangular layout and won’t fit the pot board. AFAIK Petrick is no longer in business.

I could redrill & jumper the pot board to accept “normal” switches but I really hate to do that to my OB-8. I don’t see any other way. Thoughts?

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Re: Need "diagonal contact" OB-8 buttons!!

Postby rhino » Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:53 pm

https://syntaur.com/Items.php?Item=2897

These are used, so may have the original pin layout you need. Syntaur is 100% reputable by me.
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