[vcf-midatlantic] S-100 linear power supplies

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Mon May 2 00:39:49 UTC 2022


On 5/1/2022 8:13 PM, Jonathan Chapman via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> CDL is planning to stock capacitors for linear S-100 power supplies.
> Most of them are beer can sized for the +8 rail, and quite expensive new! That's why we spent a fair bit of time reforming them and testing performance.
>
> You could stock a pretty decent set for the *board* power supplies, those are mostly axial caps, smallish values, and radial tantalums.
>
> Thanks,
> Jonathan

For the 8V rail, I typically used a 20,000 uf / 40V cap (AeroVox 
2020086893).  About $30.00.

Have a list of recommendations for the board level repairs?

Suggestions on better options for local stock for repair workshops most 
welcome!

Martin



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