Help resurrect my Xerox Alto
jws at jwsss.com
Sun Sep 19 18:48:50 CDT 2010
Glad to hear it was that. Hope that the mechanical bits can be made
to work as well.
How about setting up the cpu system, etc, have you assessed that part
yet? what about software, etc.
On 9/19/2010 7:20 AM, Nick Allen wrote:
> Some GOOD news, at the Midwest VCF, Chris (from St Paul, don't
> remember last name) and Eric Kudzin were huge helps and took Jim S's
> recommendation and repaired the 5V Op Amp fixing the 5V issue and now
> the Disk Drive SPINS! We still need to repair the CRT and diagnose
> the rest of the system, but we are making progress!!
> Thank you Jim (for the amazing feat of properly diagnosing remotely
> via schematics) and thank you Chris and Eric for your endless hours of
> help at the VCF!'
> I will keep everyone posted as we progress, Eric and I will be working
> over the next several months to restore the Alto!
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