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  • w4gv
    Thanks Jim, I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the
    Message 1 of 12 , Feb 22, 2013
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      Thanks Jim,

      I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the Kobicon connectors.

      73 de Walt - W4GV

      --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com, "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Walt,
      >
      > The damn backorders are the bane of my existence! I believe there is an
      > equivalent Kobiconn connector (Mouser p/n 152-3625) that is equivalent to
      > the Kycon connectors, but I've not actually tried one to make sure they fit
      > in the same mounting holes in the PCB. I'm 95% certain they will fit,
      > because D-Sub connector sizes are standardized, but I haven't actually put
      > my hands on the connector. You could always buy three and see if they plug
      > in okay, and if not send them back.
      >
      >
      >
      > Both brands of these connectors have built-in RF filtering, in contrast to
      > ordinary D-Sub connectors, which is why I specified them. It's probably an
      > unnecessary precaution, but I decided to play it safe even though the RF
      > filtered connectors cost double the ordinary kind.
      >
      >
      >
      > These three connectors plug into the three Pod PCBs, and are one of the last
      > things to be assembled. If you don't mind putting up with the 3.5 week
      > backorder delay, you could build and test all other parts of the StationPro
      > and then just solder these in when they're shipped. Alternately, you could
      > just take a chance on the substitutes (which are electrically every bit as
      > good as the originals) and see if they fit. If you choose the latter course,
      > let me know what you find out.
      >
      >
      >
      > 73,
      >
      > Jim W8ZR.
      >
      >
      >
      > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of w4gv
      > Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 9:40 AM
      > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [stationpro] Re: Mouser Backordered Parts
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Jm,
      >
      > I've got an order into Mouser and the dates are slipping. I've got three
      > parts backordered. Two of them have your substitutes in stock. The other is
      > Original Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-NJ
      > or Substitute Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-N. None are available for at least 3
      > 1/2 weeks. Do you have another substitute?
      >
      > 73
      > Walt - W4GV
      > w4gv@... <mailto:w4gv%40arrl.net>
      >
      > --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ,
      > "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Yep, 100% equivalent. Use it without fear. I've used both and can't even
      > see
      > > any color difference.
      > >
      > > Jim W8ZR
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
      > [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ]
      > On
      > > Behalf Of Dave Trainor
      > > Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:27 AM
      > > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: RE: [stationpro] Mouser Backordered Parts
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Can anyone tell me if the LCD part 668-NC-S16205DFYSAY is swappable with
      > > the LCD for the StationPro II? It looks the same, same size, same
      > > controller and seems to be the transrefelective color is the only
      > > difference, but I am not sure so thought I would ask the group.
      > >
      > > Their backorder status for the specified 668-NC-S16205DFGSAY is apparently
      > > so far out they don't have a date.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks and 73,
      > >
      > > Dave N8ZFM
      > >
      >
    • w4gv
      Thanks Jim, I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the
      Message 2 of 12 , Feb 22, 2013
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        Thanks Jim,

        I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the Kobicon connectors.

        73 de Walt - W4GV

        --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com, "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@...> wrote:
        >
        > Hi Walt,
        >
        > The damn backorders are the bane of my existence! I believe there is an
        > equivalent Kobiconn connector (Mouser p/n 152-3625) that is equivalent to
        > the Kycon connectors, but I've not actually tried one to make sure they fit
        > in the same mounting holes in the PCB. I'm 95% certain they will fit,
        > because D-Sub connector sizes are standardized, but I haven't actually put
        > my hands on the connector. You could always buy three and see if they plug
        > in okay, and if not send them back.
        >
        >
        >
        > Both brands of these connectors have built-in RF filtering, in contrast to
        > ordinary D-Sub connectors, which is why I specified them. It's probably an
        > unnecessary precaution, but I decided to play it safe even though the RF
        > filtered connectors cost double the ordinary kind.
        >
        >
        >
        > These three connectors plug into the three Pod PCBs, and are one of the last
        > things to be assembled. If you don't mind putting up with the 3.5 week
        > backorder delay, you could build and test all other parts of the StationPro
        > and then just solder these in when they're shipped. Alternately, you could
        > just take a chance on the substitutes (which are electrically every bit as
        > good as the originals) and see if they fit. If you choose the latter course,
        > let me know what you find out.
        >
        >
        >
        > 73,
        >
        > Jim W8ZR.
        >
        >
        >
        > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com] On
        > Behalf Of w4gv
        > Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 9:40 AM
        > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [stationpro] Re: Mouser Backordered Parts
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Jm,
        >
        > I've got an order into Mouser and the dates are slipping. I've got three
        > parts backordered. Two of them have your substitutes in stock. The other is
        > Original Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-NJ
        > or Substitute Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-N. None are available for at least 3
        > 1/2 weeks. Do you have another substitute?
        >
        > 73
        > Walt - W4GV
        > w4gv@... <mailto:w4gv%40arrl.net>
        >
        > --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ,
        > "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@> wrote:
        > >
        > > Yep, 100% equivalent. Use it without fear. I've used both and can't even
        > see
        > > any color difference.
        > >
        > > Jim W8ZR
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
        > [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ]
        > On
        > > Behalf Of Dave Trainor
        > > Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:27 AM
        > > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
        > > Subject: RE: [stationpro] Mouser Backordered Parts
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Can anyone tell me if the LCD part 668-NC-S16205DFYSAY is swappable with
        > > the LCD for the StationPro II? It looks the same, same size, same
        > > controller and seems to be the transrefelective color is the only
        > > difference, but I am not sure so thought I would ask the group.
        > >
        > > Their backorder status for the specified 668-NC-S16205DFGSAY is apparently
        > > so far out they don't have a date.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Thanks and 73,
        > >
        > > Dave N8ZFM
        > >
        >
      • w4gv
        Thanks Jim, I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the
        Message 3 of 12 , Feb 23, 2013
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          Thanks Jim,

          I called Mouser and changed the out-of-stock parts to the ones you have recommended. Shipment goes out today. Will advise the suitableness of the Kobicon connectors.

          73 de Walt - W4GV

          --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com, "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@...> wrote:
          >
          > Hi Walt,
          >
          > The damn backorders are the bane of my existence! I believe there is an
          > equivalent Kobiconn connector (Mouser p/n 152-3625) that is equivalent to
          > the Kycon connectors, but I've not actually tried one to make sure they fit
          > in the same mounting holes in the PCB. I'm 95% certain they will fit,
          > because D-Sub connector sizes are standardized, but I haven't actually put
          > my hands on the connector. You could always buy three and see if they plug
          > in okay, and if not send them back.
          >
          >
          >
          > Both brands of these connectors have built-in RF filtering, in contrast to
          > ordinary D-Sub connectors, which is why I specified them. It's probably an
          > unnecessary precaution, but I decided to play it safe even though the RF
          > filtered connectors cost double the ordinary kind.
          >
          >
          >
          > These three connectors plug into the three Pod PCBs, and are one of the last
          > things to be assembled. If you don't mind putting up with the 3.5 week
          > backorder delay, you could build and test all other parts of the StationPro
          > and then just solder these in when they're shipped. Alternately, you could
          > just take a chance on the substitutes (which are electrically every bit as
          > good as the originals) and see if they fit. If you choose the latter course,
          > let me know what you find out.
          >
          >
          >
          > 73,
          >
          > Jim W8ZR.
          >
          >
          >
          > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com] On
          > Behalf Of w4gv
          > Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 9:40 AM
          > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com
          > Subject: [stationpro] Re: Mouser Backordered Parts
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Jm,
          >
          > I've got an order into Mouser and the dates are slipping. I've got three
          > parts backordered. Two of them have your substitutes in stock. The other is
          > Original Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-NJ
          > or Substitute Part No: 806-KF22X-B25S-N. None are available for at least 3
          > 1/2 weeks. Do you have another substitute?
          >
          > 73
          > Walt - W4GV
          > w4gv@... <mailto:w4gv%40arrl.net>
          >
          > --- In stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ,
          > "Jim Garland" <4cx250b@> wrote:
          > >
          > > Yep, 100% equivalent. Use it without fear. I've used both and can't even
          > see
          > > any color difference.
          > >
          > > Jim W8ZR
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > From: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
          > [mailto:stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com> ]
          > On
          > > Behalf Of Dave Trainor
          > > Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:27 AM
          > > To: stationpro@yahoogroups.com <mailto:stationpro%40yahoogroups.com>
          > > Subject: RE: [stationpro] Mouser Backordered Parts
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Can anyone tell me if the LCD part 668-NC-S16205DFYSAY is swappable with
          > > the LCD for the StationPro II? It looks the same, same size, same
          > > controller and seems to be the transrefelective color is the only
          > > difference, but I am not sure so thought I would ask the group.
          > >
          > > Their backorder status for the specified 668-NC-S16205DFGSAY is apparently
          > > so far out they don't have a date.
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Thanks and 73,
          > >
          > > Dave N8ZFM
          > >
          >
        • w4gv
          Don t know how 3 copies of my post got there. I only posted once. Walt - W4GV
          Message 4 of 12 , Feb 23, 2013
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            Don't know how 3 copies of my post got there. I only posted once.

            Walt - W4GV
          • w4gv
            Don t know how 3 copies of my post got there. I only posted once. Walt - W4GV
            Message 5 of 12 , Feb 24, 2013
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              Don't know how 3 copies of my post got there. I only posted once.

              Walt - W4GV
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