VAX 4000-500 PSU Overload?
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Fri Dec 11 11:06:08 CST 2015
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> Subject: Re: VAX 4000-500 PSU Overload?
> My doctor once said to me that all problems in the head involve teeth and
> can safely make a similar exageration:
> All electronic failures involve capacitors
> And this becomes (most repulsively) even more true when switch mode
> power supplies are involved. Keeping that in mind will usually help with
Well, I have the exception that proves the rule. My H7864 PSU (from an rtVAX
1000, same PSU as MicroVAX II) had a switching transistor and resistor fail,
no cap failures....
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