Care and feeding of some Lisp machines (TI Explorer and Xerox Star)

Al Kossow aek at
Mon Sep 14 12:02:37 CDT 2020

On 9/14/20 9:00 AM, Josh Dersch via cctech wrote:
> One issue is weak picture
> tubes in the displays -- the monitors are powered on with the system and
> have no separate off switch, so they tended to get a lot of hours put on
> them.  We had good luck with a tube rejuvenator on the one we restored at
> LCM.

I found my copies of the Ball HD series service manuals, I'll try to get them
uploaded today.

Xerox used them in the original expansion foam cased 8010 monitors.

The ones Fuji/Xerox used that are in the smaller plastic cases are more
reliable, but I don't have any documentation for those.

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