PDP-8/a cleaning

ben bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Tue Apr 25 02:45:02 CDT 2017

On 4/24/2017 1:19 PM, Pontus Pihlgren via cctech wrote:
> Hi
> My PDP-8/A is up for restoration. More specifically and 8A100 according
> to it's ID plate. It is in overall "ok" shape but oh so dusty.
> I'd like to give it a good cleaning so I'm tearing it down. And I'm
> looking for suggestion to cleaning the backplane and regulator board.
> I'm considering putting the Omnibus part under warm water and perhaps a
> bit of mild detergent. Should I get distilled water or will tap do? The
> water here is not very "hard"
> The regulator backplane has a relay and a button which will never dry
> out if I soak it...
> Thanks in advance,
> Pontus.
I would go for distilled water, tap water could have chlorine it it.

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