Leaking DEC VR201 monochrome monitor?
paulkoning at comcast.net
Wed Jun 22 10:04:49 CDT 2016
> On Jun 22, 2016, at 10:49 AM, william degnan <billdegnan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I picked up a DEC VR201 display today, it was leaking a highly corrosive
> brown liquid. So corrosive it burned my skin painfully / immediately and
> I had to wash hands thoroughly. Anyone come across a display that leaked a
> corrosive liquid like that? The display was stored in its original box, so
> I don't think the brown liquid was from something stored on top of it, but
> I don't know for sure.
Electrolytic capacitor? That's about the only component I can think of you'd find in a monitor that might contain corrosives. (Batteries also do, but a VR201 is not likely to contain one.)
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