hp 6286a supply

Joe R. rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Mon Jan 16 11:43:53 CST 2006

At 01:04 PM 1/13/06 -0700, you wrote:
>I have found in a number of supplies the front panel adjustable pots  
>open up or the wiper go south. This will make the output go to max.  
>Another problem is small electrolytic caps in the voltage control  
>circuit going bad. Often, blindly shotgunning all the small caps will  
>make things work for another 15 years (sorry Tony...).

  Don't apologize. There's nothing wrong with that approach. If one cap has
failed, it's mostly likely that the other's aren't far behind.


>The Boat Anchor Manual Archive <http://bama.sbc.edu/hp.htm> has a  
>copy of the 6285A which should be close to what you have.
>Good luck.

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