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8008guy
May 11th, 2015, 03:48 PM
Does anyone know where to find the paddle switches that are on the original IMSAI. SPST on-on and on-(on) (momentary)

CHeers,

len

DDS
May 11th, 2015, 04:39 PM
Does anyone know where to find the paddle switches that are on the original IMSAI. SPST on-on and on-(on) (momentary)

CHeers,

len

http://www.imsai.net/parts/parts.htm

8008guy
May 11th, 2015, 06:26 PM
Perfect, thank you!

len

billdeg
May 11th, 2015, 07:32 PM
dont order from this site without a way to guarantee a refund. this site is notorious for taking orders and leaving customers high and dry. anyone care to say otherwise? I would search threads here and elsewhere about this site before you send any money.

Oscar
May 12th, 2015, 05:49 AM
Hi,

Look in the N8VEM-S100 news group - here's a link (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/n8vem-s100/Oq7TsKWwrmc) to start with. Seems they found a good source.

Regards,

Oscar.

DDS
May 12th, 2015, 08:13 AM
dont order from this site without a way to guarantee a refund. this site is notorious for taking orders and leaving customers high and dry. anyone care to say otherwise? I would search threads here and elsewhere about this site before you send any money.

I've done business with Thomas "Todd" Fischer in the past with no problems both directly with Fischer-Freitas and through eBay. Todd is a former employee of IMS which built the IMSAI 8080. He and his wife purchased the remaining IMSAI assets when the company folded and continued providing parts as Fischer-Freitas. Some years ago, Todd had a bout with pancreatic cancer which no doubt affected his ability to run his business. I encourage you to read up on him and his company and it's involvement with the dawn of personal computing in general on the IMSAI.net website. He has responded to my emails in the past. If you have questions for him by all means get in touch with him before you pay for any parts. I have no knowledge of his current health status or how well Fischer-Freitas is doing. But based on my past dealings with him I believe he's a stand up guy.

Frank S
May 12th, 2015, 08:55 AM
See also my IMSAI switch replacement (http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcforum/showthread.php?40925-IMSAI-8080-Switch-Reloaded&highlight=imsai+paddles).


Look in the N8VEM-S100 news group - here's a link (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/n8vem-s100/Oq7TsKWwrmc) to start with. Seems they found a good source.
These are for the "mini" paddles.

Frank

xprt
May 12th, 2015, 09:27 AM
There's a little info in this thread: http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcforum/showthread.php?22772-IMSAI-Switch-paddles&highlight=paddle

C&K 7101 is a possible part number. They still make the switches, but not the paddles. Several other companies make near identical paddles, but the colors don't quite match.

DDS
May 12th, 2015, 10:08 AM
Occasionally paddles show up on eBay. There don't seem to be any there at this time. When they do show up they look right but I can't vouch for the color match.

Roman
May 13th, 2015, 12:43 AM
I ordered a set of NKK switches from DigiKey. They arrived 5 month after ordering because not in stock. Price was 3 -4 US$ per piece. So i got brandnew switches manufactured 4/15 !

Regards
Roman

jhalbrecht
May 13th, 2015, 02:28 PM
I ordered a set of NKK switches from DigiKey. They arrived 5 month after ordering because not in stock. Price was 3 -4 US$ per piece. So i got brandnew switches manufactured 4/15 !

Regards
Roman

What is the DigiKey part number?

Roman
May 13th, 2015, 11:46 PM
M2012TNW03-EC-ND (8x)
M2012TNW03-EG (8x)
M2018TNW03-EG (3x)
M2018TNW03-EC (2x)

Roman