ohh at drizzle.com
Mon Mar 7 22:52:54 CST 2005
Thanks for the replies. :) Picking out Tony Duell's, since it's
> > -The one big problem it has is its lack of a reader power supply.
> Can't you grab it from your wrecked ASR33 (or did you manage to get that
> one going in the end)?
Alas, no. I had UPS inspect the smashed machine and return it to the
seller long, long ago.
> I will ahev to hhunt, but I may have it. Isn't it in the DEC ASR33
> diagrams (which are on bitsavers?)
<long pause as I go off to look, download and read> ...Ah. I probably
should have thought of that on my own. <slaps forehead>
Thanks for the excellent suggestions regarding likely mechanical causes
for the chatter on Local. I'll be walking through the machine with them
tomorrow, and hopefully they'll solve the current problem. Then I can look
to see if there are more exotic problems. :)
> > [...] sooo here's the question: could the lack of a power
> > supply for the reader be causing this behavior? (The reader itself is
> No. That is certainly not the problem.
Thank you! The suggestions from you and others will all start getting
examined tomorrow, but just to eliminate a whole area of what the problem
_isn't_ is very helpful. :) :)
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