[sdiy] Synth Panel Window Adhesive

Doug Jackson doug at doughq.com
Sun Mar 3 00:24:50 CET 2024


Being a synth panel, surely you are holding the PCB in place using the
3.5mm sockets and potentiometers ;-)

Kindest regards,

Doug Jackson

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On Sat, 2 Mar 2024 at 23:26, <rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk> wrote:

> You still have to mount the PCB to the panel somehow though.  And the
> tolerances mount up if you fix the window to the PCB and then offer that
> sub-assembly up to the slot in the front panel.
>
> It's great fun putting the CD welded studs on though...  This
> intentional short-circuiting of a huge electrolytic capacitor charged to
> nearly 200V and the ensuing shower of sparks is something electronics
> people generally try to avoid!  It makes quite a "pop"  ;-)
>
> -Richie,
>
>
> On 2024-03-01 21:31, Mike Beauchamp wrote:
> > On 2024-03-01 05:45, rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk wrote:
> >> If the panel is being professionally cut, some places can do CD
> >> (capacitive discharge) weld studs or standoffs onto the back of the
> >> panel that are essentially invisible from the front.  For anyone not
> >> familiar with the process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx56_NLzeak
> >>
> >> -Richie,
> >>
> >
> > Good call Richie! someone else also had the suggestion of doing the
> > standoffs off the PCB - both are definitely nicer than my idea of
> > fasteners through the front panel.
> >
> > Mike
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