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Subject: Re: Multiple Personalities

From: "Paul Schreiber" <synth1@...>
Date: 2000-01-27

You only need a SPST switch, because the grounds are tied and
the 4 jacks within a set are tied. Only need 1 wire between sets.

It remains to be seen if such a tiny toggle switch is practical. Maybe a
sub-miniture slide switch?

Paul S.

----- Original Message -----
From: Brousseau, Paul E (Paul) <PaulBr@...>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2000 1:14 PM
Subject: RE: [motm] Multiple Personalities

> From: "Brousseau, Paul E (Paul)" <PaulBr@...>
> This looks WONDERFUL! I love it. I have a (some) mechanical question(s)
> reguarding the switch... would it take a triple-pole single-throw switch,
> since the jacks have 3 lugs? Is the MOTM design taking advantage of the
> balanced cables? Could you hardwire together the grounding lug for all
> jacks, which would mean you'd only need a DPDT switch?
> --PBr
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nathan Alan Hunsicker [SMTP:nate@...]
> > Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2000 11:02 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: [motm] Multiple Personalities
> >
> > Based on all the opinions expressed yesterday on this mailing list, I
> > tried
> > to come up with an ideal patch panel design using all the sugestions
> > yesterday. For those of us who rack mount our MOTM modules and enjoy
> > jungle of wires look. Due to the some of the new module(s) being planned
> > having power distrobution boards attached, I have removed the power
> > distribution board from this idea. Once again I stress I am not trying
> > tell anyone how to do their job, I simply have too much free time at
> > and enjoy making these little "mock ups" of modules. Let me know what
> > think -Nate
> >
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