Discharging a VT100 CRT
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Thu Nov 10 15:50:20 CST 2005
>Subject: RE: Discharging a VT100 CRT
> From: "Julian Wolfe" <fireflyst at earthlink.net>
> Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 15:39:26 -0600
> To: "'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>Are these two parts something I can buy at RS? I don't want to have to
>drive 20 miles to the nearest real component store if possible.
Well a 1n4007 at RS may still be possible, likely 2 for 1.99. I buy
them 500 for $15 from JDRmicrodevices. Can never have enough spares.
The cap I'd likely hunt around for a junk radio or computer monitor
chassis and pull it from there.
>>> CR408 is a 1A 400V diode (1n4006 should do)
>>Is there any reaosn not to use a 1N4007 here as well? I generally don't
>>buy the other IN400x's as I've yet to find an application where too high
>>a PIV is a problem.
>That is true but I gave him the spec for the diode that was there.
>As is the 4006 is a 600V device.
>Hey around here anytime I need a 1A diode it's a 1N4007 as I buy
>them 100 at a time cheap. They make good varactors an passable
>HF low VHF PIN diodes.
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