[time-nuts] Maintaining boatanchors (was Capacitor Failures)

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Sat Oct 23 04:58:43 UTC 2010


I still have my old Advin U84.  It will program just about anything... except the
really old 3 voltage parts (1702...)

-Chuck Harris

bownes wrote:
> Don't forget to scare up the appropriate programmer. Those are getting hard to come by too.
>
>
>
> On Oct 22, 2010, at 7:02 PM, Chuck Harris<cfharris at erols.com>  wrote:
>
>> I don't believe the parts are failing due to structural
>> problems, but rather are just leaking down their buried charge.
>>
>> It should be quite possible to refresh them by erasing them and
>> reprogramming.
>>



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