PDP 8/L power supply docs?

From: allisonp <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Thu Apr 6 16:44:31 2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Lawrence LeMay <lemay_at_cs.umn.edu>
To: classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Date: Thursday, April 06, 2000 5:53 PM
Subject: PDP 8/L power supply docs?

>I'm told that the power supply in the 8/L i just acquired has a problem
>with ripple in the 5 volt output, and thus it had started to crash
>occasionally. I'm not sure how often it crashed, as they ran the thing
>constantly, so their idea of a problem crashing might be different from
>mine ;)
>Still, if its still possible to obtain the correct capacitors, and it
>looks like we're talking about coca-cola can sized capacitors, it would
>make sense to replace them. So, i'd like to find a copy of the schematic
>for the power supply if anyone has it.

Caps and other parts can be had for it. You may end up paying a few bucks
for them but hey, their good for 20-30 years. Check Highgate for prints.

Received on Thu Apr 06 2000 - 16:44:31 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:32:40 BST