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Etherwave antenna wire connection

PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:54 pm
by dslocum
I bought a Paia theremin some years ago and never liked the wire "coat hanger" antennas. So I recently bought a set of Etherwave antennas to retrofit.

Just wondering how the PCB wires are supposed to connect to the fittings that mount in the case. There's obviously an angled 4/40" threaded hole in the fitting, so I'm guessing that some sort of terminal connector is normally used. I haven't been able to find any info or photos.

Could someone please chime in with a quick closeup photo or description ?


Re: Etherwave antenna wire connection

PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:30 pm
by Jaruemalak
A solder lug is connected, via the screw, into the antenna. You then solder your antenna wire to the antenna via the solder lug. Note: Don't loop the antenna wire through the solder lug, just lay it on there and solder it.

Re: Etherwave antenna wire connection

PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:17 pm
by dslocum
Sorry for the delayed reply. Got locked out of the forum.

Thanks. That was helpful. The Moog antennae work great on the Paia.