Older style RC Booster switch replacement??

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  1. Seegs

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    wanted to to see if anyone has successfully replaced the switch in their older RC Booster's to a heavier duty type...??

    there were some questions as to whether it would fit or not...

    Thanx!

    Chow,
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  2. drolling

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    Mine's still going strong, but I checked the Xotic website and noticed that the new version has the LED moved to the top of the pedal to make room for the switch. They're also offering to do the upgrade for $20, but I don't know whether they replace the enclosure or just drill a new hole for the light.
     
  3. Seegs

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    thanx Drolling...it would be cool to find out if the LED has to be moved to make room for the new/bigger switch...and if so does that require a new case or if a new heavy duty switch will fit without modification...I just don't want to have to send it in from overseas...!!

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  4. CBeeper

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    I think you may be able to fit the switch in but you lose the space where the battery would go. I'm going to check mine out tonight. I think I have a Fulltone switch laying around. My old switch is still going strong though.
     
  5. Seegs

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    Great CB....that would nice to know if a FT would fit without alteration...

    Thanx!

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  6. Seegs

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    BumP!


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  7. Larry

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    I don't use the switch on my RC - It's always on.
     
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    Maybe I did something wrong cause I replaced mine with the carling switch and it fit perfect and now works perfect.
    I never had to move anything around.:jo
     
  9. MarkWorth

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    hmm....i just bougth an old switch RC...


    guess i'lll have to learn how to change out switches! hehe....

    -j
     
  10. AJ Scheidl

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    I replaced the switches and knobs on my RC and AC boosters with Fulltone parts. I had to round out (drill)the switch hole on the AC case to make the Fulltone 3dpdt switch fit but other than that it was simple. The Fufisoku switch is keyed with flat sides. The RC had a round switch hole already so the switch was just a drop in. The batteries fit nice and snug, no problem. Definitely worth the effort. It was quicker and cheaper than shipping them back to Prosound Comm. just to have another fujisoku switch installed.
     
  11. CBeeper

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    Yep. Checked mine today and the Fulltone switch fits fine. As AJ said you'll only need to open the hole up in the case.
     
  12. Seegs

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    Thanx guys that is most helpful!!

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