PDP 8/e power wires

From: Lawrence LeMay <lemay_at_cs.umn.edu>
Date: Tue Jul 25 17:03:01 2000

> My PDP 8/e has its power cable cut off. The wires are color coded White,
> Black, Green. This is for a Dec H724 power supply.
> Does anyone have any schematics or doc that would tell me how to connect
> those 3 wires to a power plug? Its about time I powered this thing up
> to see if the capacitors are working. I dont have an electronics
> test bench, so i'll just have to pull the boards out and turn it on,
> and hope for the best.

In fact, I borrowed a fluke multimeter, and there is only about 0.2 Ohm
resistance between the green wire and the case, so that must be the
case ground wire. Do the other two matter much on a 3 prong connector?
resistance between teh green wire and the case, so that must be the
Polarized AC was always confusing to me...

-Lawrence LeMay
Received on Tue Jul 25 2000 - 17:03:01 BST

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