NorthStar Advantage Question

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Fri Feb 20 23:13:42 1998

On Fri, 20 Feb 1998, Win Heagy wrote:

> I just bought a Northstar Advantage. I plugged it in and
> turned it on. It ran fine for about 5 minutes after which it
> locked up. I pressed the reset button, but nothing happened.
> So, I opened the case and found a length of wire coming off of the
> floppy drive rack. It appears to be grounded to the rack. A large
> resistor is in series with teh wire and the other end was floating
> free. Does anyone know where this wire might connect? It was
> sliding around on the motherboard, I hope it didn't short anything.
> Thanks...Win
> --
> Win Heagy

You might also want to post your query to comp.sys.northstar. It is not
an active newsgroup, but has a number of knowledgeable lurkers.

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