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    January 19th, 2019, 11:02 AM
    DECtechGuy replied to a thread Leaking Caps in H7821 PSU in DEC
    Thanks for the explanation. Got the caps a few days ago and got them put into today, working like a charm now. All of the 1800uf caps were...
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    January 13th, 2019, 07:30 PM
    DECtechGuy replied to a thread Leaking Caps in H7821 PSU in DEC
    Thanks for the reply. I was having a hard time finding ESRs values for replacement caps of the same type in the PSU anyway. I'm looking at these: ...
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    January 13th, 2019, 04:37 PM
    So one of the capacitors in my VAXserver 3100 decided to start leaking. I had it on and picked up that fishy smell. Poked around and found some...
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    January 9th, 2019, 04:51 PM
    I know what you mean about the plugging/unplugging of the various boards; most MicroVAX/VAXserver/VAXstation 3100s all used the style. You really...
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    January 9th, 2019, 03:50 PM
    This should help you a ton if you start trying to diagnose things, https://vaxstuff.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/vaxstation-3100-maintenance-guide.pdf...
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    January 2nd, 2019, 07:42 PM
    None of my catalogs (late 80s and early 90s era) mention mechanical keyboards. Of note is that in my VAXstation 3100 the mouse and keyboard status...
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