It's time to restore the 11/45.

Jacob Ritorto jacob.ritorto at
Wed Feb 4 21:08:01 CST 2015

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 10:00 PM, Jon Elson <elson at> wrote:
> The 11/45 has a row of little step-down regulator modules, all plugged in
> with
> those horrible AMP Mate-n-Lock connectors.  We often had bad contacts on
> those and they would sometimes burn the connector housings or char the
> ends of the wires.  That was all about 1980, I can't imagine they've
> improved
> with age.  I think you may have more trouble with these than anything else
> in the machine.

I wonder if spraying out with crc contact cleaner and a nice slathering of
dielectric grease would help.

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