1975 La Pavoni Europiccola 3-Way Switch Replacement

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Blearwargh

#1: Post by Blearwargh »

Hi Everyone, just wanted to ask if anyone had any ideas what type of switch I should use to replace my 1975 La Pavoni Europiccola's Switch. It's feeling a bit spongy and not super responsive. I could also try contact cleaner but wasn't sure if that'd damage the internals or not. Here's a photo of the switch. I saw that someone bought a standard 3 prong, 3 way switch from ebay - but I wasn't sure what the rating requirements were (I am in aus so power standards might be a bit different to elsewhere). Any help would be greatly appreciated!



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redbone

#2: Post by redbone »

Went through similar issue while back. This link and subsequent links should help. /levers/la- ... ml#p776586.

Search for 120v 3 way rocker switch online as they are standard. They come with either 3 or 6 pin connections at rear. I used the 3 pin.

Switch types explained SPST,SPDT etc..
https://m.littelfuse.com/technical-reso ... hrows.aspx
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Rob
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