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30340Re: [midatlanticretro] May 18th-19th event

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  • Dave McGuire
    Apr 26, 2013
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      On 04/26/2013 04:03 PM, David Gesswein wrote:
      > On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 02:01:57PM -0400, David Riley wrote:
      >> I was considering bringing my TS05 tape drive (re-badged Cipher F880)
      >> which is misbehaving, since it seemed like it would be a fun project.
      >> It works most of the way, but there are a few things that are probably
      >> power-supply related (and probably fixable with new filter caps) that
      >> bear looking into, but I'm not super-experienced with fixing tape
      >> drives. Is that within the range of what we were thinking, or is it
      >> more fixing MARCH stuff? I'm fine with whatever.
      >>
      > I had at least one hopefully quick MARCH repair but otherwise the
      > plan was if people wanted my help to help them otherwise work on a MARCH
      > computer. I like to have a plan though it doesn't all have to be resolved
      > now.
      >
      > I have repaired an earlier model.
      > http://www.pdp8online.com/tu10/tu10-repair.shtml

      "Earlier" is quite the understatement there, Dave. ;)

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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