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Offline jerzmacow

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Source for cheap solenoids
« on: June 16, 2012, 08:56:56 am »

I'm building a player piano that will accept MIDI, among other things. Right now the hardest part has been sourcing the solenoids. Right now I'm looking at the ones Sparkfun has:

Since I need about 90 of them, Sparkfun would not be cheap. I checked Jaycar, Digikey and Mouser to no avail.

I'm hoping someone knows of a more OEM supplier that would be in the sub $3 range.

Thank you!

Offline amyk

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Re: Source for cheap solenoids
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 12:17:06 pm »
This appears to be the same manufacturer with a slightly different (smaller) model.

$0.45-0.60/piece, but you need to order 1000 of them...
The exact same model, RMB 4.50 which still <$1. Also 1000 MOQ.

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