While we're talking about Lisas

From: Adrian Graham <agraham_at_ccat.co.uk>
Date: Wed Jul 19 05:16:26 2000

> I wish this list had been around when I started with classic
> computers some 14 years ago. Back then there were few collectors, and I
> had to work a lot of stuff out for myself...

You sound like the sort of bloke who's easily capable of doing that though.

> In general testing with the unit powered up (assuming this
> can be done
> without causing further damage) is going to find the fault a lot more
> quickly than testing individual components. It's also going to find
> thermal problems that only occur when the unit is warm, or components
> that fail under load, etc.

I know, I'm just worried about being zapped. The Lisa in particular is
difficult to work on without dismantling because of the positioning of the
video card. At least it's the other side of the CRT from the high voltage
stinger - they scare the crap out of me!

> South-west London....

Bugger - too far south :)

Received on Wed Jul 19 2000 - 05:16:26 BST

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