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Old 23rd January 2006, 06:04 PM   #1
fmak is offline fmak
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Thru' carelessless dust and dirt accumulate in these. What is the best way to clean them? A spray of contact fluid/ethyl alcohol?

How does one get a cleaner thru' to wipe?
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Old 23rd January 2006, 06:11 PM   #2
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replace - those parts are about $3.50 at digikey

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Old 23rd January 2006, 08:53 PM   #3
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I would not know but the first thing I'd try would be compressed air, after that I'd put a stick of cotton dipped in alcohol in there....if still not ok then I'd replace the whole thing. At that point there would be nothing to loose by flushing it with alcohol.
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Old 23rd January 2006, 09:17 PM   #4
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Hi fmak,
A 8 is right. Compressed air. If that doesn't work (wet goo) clean it out with isopropyl alcohol, flush with same, then blow out with compressed air.

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Old 24th January 2006, 12:04 PM   #5
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Torx173 I think is the part you need.

Try here:- http://www.conrad-direct.co.uk/elect...c_receiver.sap


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