Dodgy IBM PC Convertible power supply

Dwight K. Elvey dwight.elvey at
Wed Jun 15 11:31:27 CDT 2005

>From: "Vintage Computer Festival" <vcf at>
>The power connector (barrel type) had a bit of oxidation on the contacts
>which I tried to clean and scrape away.  I got a fair amount off of it.  I
>never thought to check the voltage coming out on the other end of
>connector, but I'll do that tonight.

 Try putting a little silicon grease on the connectors
and plug/unplug it several times. ( note: not heat sink grease ).

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