RE: [stella] Atari VCS 2600A Question

Subject: RE: [stella] Atari VCS 2600A Question
From: "Lee Fastenau" <stella@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 21:34:14 -0500
> It will corrode the contacts. That stuff outta be banned, or at least
> have a label warning against its use on electronics.
> Use one of these:
> catalog%5Fname=CTLG&product%5Fid=64-4315
> tse_Session=f13129954c580b3c673b85b2df22c023
> If you have used WD-40 by the time you read this, then get one of these
> and flush the heck out of the switch with it. I'd recommend isopropyl
> alchohol, but it might attack the plastics and what people too often
> use is rubbing alchohol, which has some other goop in it that
> interferes with switches (and tape heads, etc.)
> Good luck!
> -Mark G.

I'll run back to Radio Shack (I feel like a spokesperson for them) tomorrow
to pick up some contact cleaner.  THANK YOU for the warning.  One of the
paddles is REALLY jittery... so I imagine some of that cleaner will do the
trick with those as well.

Have a great one!

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