RE: ab switch CAN Cause Problems!

Mike (cueball@busprod.com)
Fri, 03 Oct 1997 09:36:58 -0500


At 06:43 PM 10/3/97 +1000, John W.Osborne wrote:
>While I am delighted you are not experiencing any problems with a
>mechanical A/B switch, I would also note that a lighted match is
>also a simple solution (at least to some problems) and does not
>involve any IRQ conflicts either.
>
>Mechanical A/B switch solutions are a great/cheap way to damage
>your equipment.
>

Well, I may be living proof of that; I have a H-P Deskjet 520 printer that
I can no longer get to work, now that I did try to use it with a mechanical
A-B switch. Too bad you all hadn't started this thread before I did it.