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Using suggested replacement for retired/legacy part.


I'm currently trying to purchase more of the Pneumatics on/off switches, VHK3-04F-04F.

On SMC, and other sites such as Radwell PLC have all suggested to use this part: as a replacement.

Would using this part be considered legal in for VRC Spin-Up?

Answered by committee

Thank you for your question. Because part # VHK3-04F-04F has been discontinued by SMC, part # VHK3A-04F-04F is an acceptable alternative for use in VRC Spin Up. The Legal VEX Pneumatics Summary document will be updated to reflect this additional legal part #.