Things FS (dec, ncd, sun, chips), and Info requested

From: Eric Dittman <>
Date: Wed Feb 5 20:55:01 2003

> > So would it be worthwhile for me to pop the cover on one of these and
> > generate a schematic to post on my website? Or are there not any
> > compents inside?
> The contents consist of a small number of large custom-wound
> transformers, if what I've heard is correct.

Actually, a small number of small custom-wound transformers.

> CI was normally run with two redundant paths. I'm not sure if
> an eight-port SC008 has two separate transformers to support that,
> or if you just had to use two SC008s. It would be desirable to
> run the redundant paths through physically separate Star Couplers,
> which suggests that each would only have one transformer (two for
> a 16-port).

I can post pictures of a board sometime in the next week or so.
I've got one that's removed from the cabinet.
Eric Dittman
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