DEC Professional 350 - video issue
useddec at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 21:38:40 CDT 2015
Any part numbers?
On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Ian S. King <isking at uw.edu> wrote:
> I have a Pro 380 - I'd really like to find an ethernet card for it, and
> maybe some additional memory….
> On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 9:20 PM, Paul Anderson <useddec at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I might have a spare board and maybe even a print set. I'll try to check
> > tomorrow.
> > I plan on selling all of my DECMATE, PRO350 and PRO 380 systems and
> > A list member inquired about it several months ago, but never got back to
> > me. Or maybe I dropped the ball...
> > Paul
> > On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 2:35 PM, John Ames <commodorejohn at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Back in November I dropped in on a list member's moving giveaway and
> > > came away with some DEC stuff, among which was a DEC Professional 350
> > > with keyboard and monitor. As the previous owner informed me, the
> > > video isn't working; there's no picture on the monitor, but there's
> > > visible sync lines, and the diagnostic lights on the back of the unit
> > > indicate an error with the bitmap graphics card. I'm pretty sure it's
> > > an issue with the card and not the slot, since the error moves with
> > > the card when I install it in one of the other slots, but I'm not sure
> > > what to look for on the card itself - nothing is socketed, so it's not
> > > chip creep, and the card connector looks to be in good shape.
> > >
> > > Does anybody have any advice for diagnosing and repairing this? I'd
> > > really like to get it working. Failing that, does anybody have a spare
> > > for the video card? (It's DEC part number 54-15138.) I've got a
> > > Rainbow I'd be willing to trade for a working one (base unit only - I
> > > don't have the facilities to test it, but according to the owner it
> > > was in working condition.)
> > >
> Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
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