VIBROPLEX Technical Info and Repair Parts

Parts and service are available for current VIBROPLEX products.  Repair parts for all current production model keys built 1945 to the present day are available.  To order parts:  consult the machine drawings and parts lists links shown below per model to determine what parts you need.   We do not have automated parts ordering available via our webpage - call us (865) 309-5073 to order with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, PayPal.  We ship parts worldwide. 

Service:  We offer repair and rehabilitation service for VIBROPLEX current production model keys built 1945 to present.  Service rates are $30/hour for labor plus parts and return shipping.   Call us (865) 309-5073 or email vibroplex@vibroplex.com to discuss service possibilities.  Limited service on pre-1945 keys or obsolete models is available as we have no ready supply of many repair parts for these items.

European Customers:  Fred, HB9JCP, does cleaning and repair service on Vibroplex keys and stocks Vibroplex parts for repair purposes.  www.morsegarage.com

Für Europäische Besitzer:  Es besteht auch die Möglichkeit, die wichtigsten Teile auch aus Europa zu ordern.  Fred HB9JCP, hat einen kleinen Lagerbestand an Vibroplex-Originalteilen, kann aber auch Reinigungen und Reparaturen übernehmen. www.morsegarage.com

TECHNICAL DATA, CURRENT MODELS:

BLUE RACER SEMI-AUTOMATIC "BUG" - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

CODE WARRIOR JR. paddle - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

RACER SERIES iambic paddles - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

BRASS RACER SQUARE iambic paddle - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

ORIGINAL SEMI-AUTOMATIC "BUG" keys - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

STANDARD iambic paddles - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

STRAIGHT KEYS - machine drawing - parts list

VIBROKEYER single lever paddle - machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

 

WHAT'S A JEWELED MOVEMENT?

Click here for a pictorial document describing jeweled vs. non-jeweled movements.

 

OBSOLETE MODELS:

HOW OLD IS MY KEY?

  We have a serial number chart available by clicking this link to determine age of your VIBROPLEX key.  Please note that no model information corresponds to serial numbers - the serial number only indicates date of manufacture. 

 

AUTOPLEX (electromagnetic predecessor) 1902-1905.  K9WDY collection.

DOUBLE LEVER - independent dit and dah key levers.  1906-1927.  Restored by W4PAL.

MODEL X.  1911-1927.  Restored by W4PAL.

"No. 4" BLUE RACER.  1914-1966.

UPRIGHT VERTICAL BUG.  1917-1919.

MIDGET. 1918-1920.

MARTIN JUNIOR (reduced size version of ORIGINAL BUG).  1921-1939.

 LIGHTNING BUG.  1927-1979.  Tech data:  machine drawing - parts list

CHAMPION - cheaper version of LIGHTNING BUG.  1939-1979.

Tech data:  machine drawing - parts list - adjustments

ZEPHYR - narrow base version of CHAMPION.  1939-1958.

BRASS RACER IAMBIC.  1982-1996 with EK-1 keyer in base.  1996-2013 without keyer.

Now available as currently with chrome plated finish as the BRASS RACER CLASSIC TRIANGLE.

parts list - machine drawing - adjustments

CODE MITE miniature straight key.  1997-2010.