[vcf-midatlantic] ADM-3A repaired
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:
>> On Dec 22, 2017, at 2:41 PM, Paul Rickards via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> 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
>> Hope it helps someone else in their repairs.
> 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.
> Oh and I also recapped everything.
> 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.
> 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.
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.
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