It figures! (broken 9-track)
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Thu Oct 27 18:03:45 CDT 2005
> Well, it figures. I was bragging on the list about how great my 9 track
> worked with the DQ132, and the power supply blows. I turn it on now, and no
> lights, nothing.
> Anyone have a clue what might have gone? I was away when it happened. The
> PDP11 was off, and I had left the 9 track on, plugged into the power
> The unit is an Overland OD3201. There is no external fuse.
NEver having seen this unit, I can't offer specific help, but I would at
least start by opening it up. Look for _intenral_ fuses, check them, but
don't necesarily replace them if they're blown. You do want to see how
violently they belew -- if the glass is shattered or blackened by a film
of metak, then the the thing really took some current!
It would also be useful to know if this is a switching supply (look for
electrolytics rated at 200V or more), or a linear (is there a large
laminated-core transformer?). And what the main components, espeically
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