Perq 1 troubles

Mike Ross tmfdmike at
Wed Nov 16 07:13:10 CST 2016

On Nov 17, 2016 1:55 AM, "Tony Duell" <ard.p850ug1 at> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 10:51 PM, Mike Ross <tmfdmike at> wrote:
> > Just on the off-chance... does anyone have schematics for the Perq 1
> > portrait monitor? Mine is sick... and there are none on bitsavers. On
> > first power-up there was a faint raster pattern but that quickly
> > vanished and now there's no sign of life from the tube heaters...
> I have found a manual from Video Monitors Inc (VMI) that I have written
> ''PERQ 1 monitor' on the outside cover of, so I assume that's the one.
> The circuit diagrams are not very clear (it's an nth generation copy I
> am afraid) but there are theory-of-operation and troubleshooting
> sections that might be useful to you.
> Would you like me to get it scanned sometime soon?
> -tony

Tony that would be great; mine is a VMI monitor too. I'm sure Bitsavers
would appreciate a copy!



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