[vcf-midatlantic] Repairs to a Heath WH19 Terminal

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Mon Mar 13 11:56:32 EDT 2017


On 03/12/2017 11:25 PM, Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> You were right, the big .22 600v cap C232 was shorted. I've placed an order
> from DigiKey, hopefully the impending snow doesn't delay things too badly.
>
> -J
>
> On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 6:55 PM, David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 05:43:22PM -0400, Jason Perkins via
>> vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>
>>> There aren't many things on that ground return from the flyback, I'll
>> take
>>> them out one at a time till I find the shorted part.
>>>
>> The caps to ground look like the most obvious path to create a short.

Queue eerie Twilight Zone Music:

http://hackaday.com/2017/03/13/raspberry-pi-hitches-ride-inside-vintage-terminal/

... but he quickly determined that a bad cap was shorting out the -12VDC rail ...

hehe

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