DEC Pro 350
billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 13:42:00 CST 2018
On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 8:10 AM, Kurt Hamm via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Well, I bought that DEC Pro 350 on ebay. It initially booted up and I got
> the error screen. The error code I found on the Internet was related to
> the hard disk controller. So, I thought I just needed someone to sell/give
> me some systems disks for the unit and I could try to setup the drive again
> if it still functioned.
> Then, it after a couple of restarts (I re-seated the boards and cleaned the
> connectors) it stopped showing the error screen (with picture of the
> computer). All the diagnostic lights are red on the back and nothing ever
> shows on the screen. The power comes on and then nothing.
> If anyone has any thoughts, I would appreciate it. I knew the history of
> this type of computer and figured it was a long shot. I am just
> disappointed to have gotten really nowhere with it.
Sounds like you can't do much of anything but to confirm my understanding...
Can you enter terminal mode?
Can you boot from a diskette?
How confident are you in the power supply? Have you checked all of the
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