M7891-DC 2a fuse on +12? fixed!

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Feb 5 17:47:34 2004

On Thu, 5 Feb 2004, CRC wrote:

> To safely re-energize a piece of equipment that is long in the tooth
> and has been sitting around for some time, you have to bring the
> voltage up relatively slowly to allow the electrolytic caps to
> re-polarize. Everyone who is collecting should own a good-sized Variac.
> You power the box up by bringing the voltage from naught to the
> operational level with the Variac over a period of about a second or

One second? I've always been told to do this over the course of at least
a couple hours in 5V increments.

If I can be doing this in a much quicker time then I'd really like to know
about it.

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