NeXT Cube - powers on briefly then off again
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sun Oct 25 18:37:15 CDT 2015
On 2015-10-25 7:21 PM, Ian Finder wrote:
> I would replace the electrolytic capacitors in the power supply before going further.
Well, the problem disappears with the standard setup. You still think
caps could be at issue with the splitter setup? What's your detailed
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Oct 25, 2015, at 15:38, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
>>> On 2015-10-25 5:28 PM, Toby Thain wrote:
>>> After a few years I wanted to try my Cube with the soundbox/VGA splitter
>>> configuration for the first time. (I have the fading phosphor N4000A so
>>> have been keen to have an alternate video solution.)
>>> However, all is not well. Using the keyboard power button, the machine
>>> powers on for a couple of seconds, just long enough to see a NeXT logo
>>> and grey desktop on the VGA (yay!) but then powers itself off again.
>> I did the obvious thing and tested it with a standard monitor and cable and everything is okay. So the problem must exist with the splitter/soundbox setup. Soft power signals?
>> Any suggestions welcome.
>>> Any clues?
>>> Thanks in advance
>>> (not having a good classic computing week)
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