Moving PDP 11 gear - Status update

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Fri Sep 25 19:55:36 CDT 2015

> On Sep 24, 2015, at 22:20 , devin davison <lyokoboy0 at> wrote:
> I had the machine fired up for an hour or two, i was messing with the front
> panel when i heard a fizzing sound followed by a burning smell.

Was it a burning paper smell, or some other kind of burning? If it was a burning paper smell, then the capacitor used to be translucent yellow and rectangular before it caught on fire. :)

Thanks for the update, and I'm looking forward to more news!

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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