MicroVAX I

From: Witchy <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Wed Jan 7 14:38:33 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ethan Dicks [mailto:dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov]
> Sent: 07 January 2004 20:29
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> Subject: Re: MicroVAX I
> There's one of two harnesses under the air diverter in the
> drive-bay area...
> The old ones have press-to-fit contacts and the body of the connectors are
> made from an amber resin. The newer ones are crimp-ons and are in a white
> nylon-like shell. The older ones can't take the current the uVAX draws,
> and begin to oxidize. Oxidation causes resistance which causes heat...

Ah, right. I've only ever seen the later type shell in my travels so I'll
make sure to check when I get the beast.


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