[vcf-midatlantic] ADM-3A repaired

corey cohen coreyvcf at gmail.com
Sat Dec 23 17:35:17 EST 2017



> On Dec 22, 2017, at 2:55 PM, corey cohen <coreyvcf at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> On Dec 22, 2017, at 2:41 PM, Paul Rickards via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
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>> Hi Folks,
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>> I picked up a LSI ADM-3A from the lot that Jonathan brought to Festivus
>> this year. I posted the repair progress as a thread on Twitter for all to
>> see.
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>> https://twitter.com/paulrickards/status/941494883247968257
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>> Hope it helps someone else in their repairs.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Paul
> 
> I got the blue ADM that was a kit and socketed.  so far 10 bad sockets.  There was some sticky goo inside and under the sockets which I tried cleaning out but gave up and found the exact replacements on eBay.   14 pin arrived yesterday and 16 pin are scheduled for tomorrow.   Hopefully that’s all my problems. 
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> Oh and I also recapped everything.  
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> I also sealed the edges of the CRT which was already de-cataract’d with aquarium silicone.  The double sided tape wasn’t holding the glass to the tube well.  
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> Then next step is getting touch up paint made.  The batch I had made last week was too light.  I can adjust it myself or go have it remade.  
> 
> Juggling this project and my Lisa 2/10 restoration.
> 
> Cheers,
> Corey
Well an update on my socketed ADM-3A repair. 

Replaced the 10 bad sockets with matching replacements and had one bad 2102 and now everything works perfectly.   

Cheers,
Corey


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