TU56/TC11 restoration - VARIAC question
Dwight K. Elvey
dwight.elvey at amd.com
Thu Mar 17 13:07:39 CST 2005
>From: "John Allain" <allain at panix.com>
>> 20amps, wow. Someone give me this for christmas!
>I now have Two nice machines (Tek scope, VT100) that blow
>fuses and have been dancing aound the issue to get one for a
>few weeks now. I'm not really an electronics guy but I've been
>led to believe that a variac is the single best thing to get to help
>remedy fuse blows. Any strong yes or no votes towards this
If you've hit a capacitor hard enough to blow a fuse, it
is not likely to recover through reforming. Reforming
must be done before applying full voltage.
Most issues of blowing fuses can be located by isolation
and use of an ohm meter.
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