[sdiy] Wonder plugs?

ShedSynth shedsynth at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 19:37:54 CET 2020


These are what I knew as "wander plugs" when I bought them in the mid-70s,
perhaps from Maplin when it started.
You thread the wire through the split-pin, then screw the cap on to the
collet.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1czAeHcN-zm0bvYs2Wh2iZGuhH3PQZFrJ

I think those look like Trevor Pinch's plugs and sockets in the video, so
he's welcome to my entire stock of 10 if they're of use to him:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Vx9En-LLFOXH-Yw486iclqpkoTAaOQMV

Al



-----Original Message-----
From: Synth-diy <synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org> On Behalf Of Tom Bugs
Sent: 24 February 2020 17:34
To: synth-diy at synth-diy.org
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Wonder plugs?

Ah-ha! Wander not wonder - thanks!

On 24/02/2020 16:51, charlie wrote:
> wander plugs , seen 3.2mm (1/8) or 3.mm
>
> https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bulgin-3mm-Wander-Plug-Socket-Red-L1412-R-V
> intage-Speaker-Connector-ER22-/142149060196
>
> On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 at 08:43, Tom Bugs <admin at bugbrand.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Has anyone got any info/sources on some plugs/sockets from the 70s 
>> called 'wonder plugs'?
>> Apparently they're quite like bananas but not 4mm or 2mm (the 
>> 'standards') The question was posed to me via a customer who knows 
>> Trevor Pinch (Analog Days author) who is trying to repair an old 
>> synth he made in the 70s - 
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ8hIih_wN0
>>
>> Ta, Tom
>>
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