Re: [NTLK] a hummm (reply to Sonny)

From: Sonny Hung (
Date: Fri Dec 24 2004 - 21:08:21 PST

On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 11:34:56 -0800, paul oberman <> wrote:

> I would love to see where you have your switch. i made a cut and then
> realized that there was a screw position right in the way. i am
> assuming that you just live without that screw.

Yes, I too was going to place my switch in that location but I opened
the case to see how much room there was and noticed the post where
that screw secured to.

> In an attempt to see if there was a position under the board, i broke
> off the piece of the panel, over the data plug location. have replaced
> it with glue, but that bugs me. maybe will replace it in the future.

If you need a replacement subframe just drop me a note later. I can
let it go for a reasonable price plus shipping.

> here is a picture of where i made my cut:

Saw the picture, sure does seem a bit big. Did you investigate
carefully for the switch? I was really gung ho about this unit till I
started to research for the switch and found it difficult to acquire.
I was finally able to get them but must inform you that it is a bit
tough to solder though it was a great fit for the location. I'd have
to look into my research again if you need the part it's
stored away after my overclocking of my MP2100 and eMate 300.

> the big problem is finding a switch that is small enough, to fit without
> resting on components and making a bulge.

Well, .... what you would need to find is likely listed as a Sub
Miniature Micro Switch for a PCMCIA installation.

Most techs or sales reps asked about this always seemed to point me to
the regular switches which is likely what you used... they are just
too big.

(I will sent you [Paul] off-list pictures of my installation. If
anyone else would like to see drop me a note off-list) I think my
installation is a bit unorthodox as I have not seen it described
anywhere on the net. It's unusual because of the layout I attached the

God bless,
Sonny Hung
the Hung Family
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