[vcf-midatlantic] Any trick to discharging ADM-3A

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Wed Feb 7 18:39:58 EST 2018

On 02/07/2018 06:29 PM, corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> So I was about to swap out my ADM5 for my ADM3a with my ALTAIR and realized while I did
> replace the electrolytic and tantalum caps on the main board, I didn’t change the
> electrolytic caps on the analog board behind the tube.
> No big deal except that the rubber cup is on the top where I can’t get to it without
> removing the tube and you aren’t really supposed to remove the tube till you discharge
> it under the rubber cup.    So chicken or the egg?

I didn't work on any ADM so I can't say. Just recall being taught to
take this heavy gauge stranded wire, attached to a 3 foot long screw
driver and ram it carefully under the rubber boot until it touched the
prongs in the tube. CRACK! when the power. Not one of my favorite jobs.

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