OT: Argh--my old faithful HP16C is failing!

Paul Berger phb.hfx at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 21:30:56 CST 2017

On 2017-12-06 11:26 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 12/06/2017 07:00 PM, Paul Berger via cctalk wrote:
>> Well that usually means that there is contamination at the connection
>> point or the sandwich is not clamped tightly enough.  I have cleaned
>> them off with alcohol and a lint free cloth.  If I remember correctly
>> there is not space for you to get them out of alignment.
> I went back over the LCD elastomer and the PCB area with isopropanol and
> a soft cloth.  That damned glue can get everywhere with bits of the ESD
> "paper"...
> Bingo.
> My faithful HP16C is now functional again!   Maybe we can put in a few
> more years together...
> Thank you all, but especially Paul.
> --Chuck
You are welcome glad it is going again it is the very best programmers 
calculator ever made.  Mine is just a little newer than yours and still 
going strong.  I bought mine new when taking a 370 assembler course.


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