Tools (was: IBM 5155 analogue display fault

gordonjcp at gordonjcp at
Thu Jun 2 09:39:32 CDT 2005

> On 31 May, 2005, at 09:43, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>> r.stricklin wrote:
>>> Until you bark your knuckles and need some bactine and a band-aid.
>>> Citroen repair is OT. It's no huge thing, just please don't give us
>>> this shaky rationalization.
>>> ok
>>> bear
>> Oooh, I don't know, the oldest XMs are 16 years old and have a hell of
>> a lot of computers in them.  Just the place for a 68HCxx enthusiast to
>> go and play... ;-)
> Actually, I have always been fascinated by the analog computers in old
> cars. My CX Turbo has a few of them, but I never dared touch the
> things.

Oooh, I have.  The heater temperature flap controller (big power op-amp
driving the servo, one half tends to fail), for one.  Oh, and I believe
the ABS controller is analogue...


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