Understanding DECsystem 5100 Self Test Failure

Richard Loken richardlo at admin.athabascau.ca
Mon Jan 5 12:28:31 CST 2015

On Mon, 5 Jan 2015, Robert Jarratt wrote:

> > the repair.  This conversation reminds me that I have put that off for too
> long.
> I would consider at least taking out the old one and soldering in a socket
> so that if necessary it is easy to replace.

I get off easy, the RTC chip is already in a socket and not hard to access
once I have removed about 10kg of screws and sheet metal.

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