DEC BA11K Fan repair
elson at pico-systems.com
Sat Sep 26 11:11:18 CDT 2015
On 09/26/2015 06:36 AM, tony duell wrote:
>> If it is totally
>> open-circuit, then the winding has failed. Rewinding is often possible, but
>> not trivial, particularly not for something that has to stand mains voltage,
>> and you may decide it is better to replace the fan.
As far as I know, all the old DEC fans, from PDP-8 and
PDP-11 models, are totally standard size, and can still be
bought new from Digi-Key, Mouser, etc. If it is more than a
few drops of oil needed, then it makes NO SENSE to repair
windings on a fan you can get for $15.
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