More parts I need to replace on the VT100

Julian Wolfe fireflyst at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 30 16:43:05 CST 2005


Well, I'll just replace the resistors, and if they blow, well, I bought
spares.  I can gamble on $1.50, which is about what they cost me.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org]
> On Behalf Of Chuck Guzis
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 4:35 PM
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: RE: More parts I need to replace on the VT100
> 
> On 11/30/2005 at 3:51 PM Julian Wolfe wrote:
> 
> >The burned out resistors wouldn't have had anything to do with the blown
> >flyback or the shorted components I replaced on the video board?
> 
> Perhaps--or not.  That's the problem when things start going "poof" and
> turning all brown and crunchy, particularly in HV or power circuitry.
> Multiple failures are not uncommon.  Just because you've replaced the
> visibly bad components, it doesn't mean that there are still more problems
> lurking that you can't see.
> 
> Cheers,
> Chuck






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