[PDP8-Lovers] Re: how to clean a PDP8/A, dishwasher?

From: Allison <ajp166_at_bellatlantic.net>
Date: Mon Dec 17 12:41:59 2001

From: Matthew Sell <msell_at_ontimesupport.com>

>I'm offering the suggestion that people try using their dishwasher to give
>the computer the bath it really needs. I put (with the exceptions mentioned
>in previous posts) all of my boards and control panels through the wash.
>Every one of them works after drying. After 10 years of using this method
>commercially and in my hobbies, I haven't had a single failure.

Same here and I've used dishwashers for over 20 years. Dirty boards
get washed. Even if there are Dip switches or relays I wash them as
often they dry ok or are easily replaced. Often the board that didn't
work beforehand does after or it's far easier to see the problem.

>P.S. - TTL logic *IS* static sensitive, just not nearly to the extent that
>MOS is.


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