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Re: Mouser Backordered Parts

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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 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 2 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 3 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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