[vcf-midatlantic] ADM-3A repaired

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sat Dec 23 17:44:18 EST 2017


Nice! What did you attach it to for testing?

On Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 5:36 PM corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

>
>
> > 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
> >> see.
> >>
> >> https://twitter.com/paulrickards/status/941494883247968257
> >>
> >> 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.
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > 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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