[vcf-midatlantic] Monitor repair class test subjects

Ian Primus ian.primus.ccmp at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 22:04:27 EDT 2017

The Apple III color monitor (Monitor 100) is a heavy, complicated
beast. While I can definitely repair it, it's probably going to be a
bit beyond what I can cover in a short class. I'm really looking for
something simpler, that's easier to take apart and explain.


On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:39 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2017, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> I'm getting my material ready for the monitor repair class I'm doing
>> on Friday, and Jason I know is bringing a monitor with some faults as
>> an example. Looking around, I seem to have fixed most of the broken
>> things i had laying around that were obvious. I'll keep looking, but,
>> has anyone got a monitor that has a fault that they think would make a
>> good demonstration? I *think* Will had one he said he could bring that
>> has messed up vertical, I can ask him to bring that along if he has it
>> handy. But if anyone else has anything convenient, let me know.
>> Preferably monitors that either are self contained terminals, or take
>> composite video, to make getting some video on the screen simpler with
>> limited amounts of hardware.
>    I have an Apple III color monitor with a shorted electrolytic (pretty
> obvious).  I also have a video signal generator you're welcome to borrow, an
> Extron VTG-200:
> Rates: VGA-UXGA, Apple/Mac/Quadra, Sun/SGI/NeXT/IBM Power PC, TTL, HDTV
> Signal types: RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, RsGsBs, NTSC/PAL, composite video
> Connectors: 5 BNC female, 1 BNC female, 1 15-pin HD female, 1 15-pin D
> female, 1 13W3 D female, 1 9-pin D female
> Mike Loewen                             mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> Old Technology                          http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/

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