VIBROPLEX Technical Info and Repair Parts

Parts and service are available for current VIBROPLEX products. 

Parts:  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.  We do not perform service work on pre-1945 keys due to lack of parts availability.

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.