PDP 11/24 - A Step Backwards
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 28 14:55:19 CDT 2022
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> On Behalf Of Antonio Carlini
> via cctalk
> Sent: 28 March 2022 07:50
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: PDP 11/24 - A Step Backwards
> On 28/03/2022 04:57, Tony Duell via cctalk wrote:
> > Very little of the stuff I've bought new has had such seals (with some
> > things, like my audio equipment, you are _expected_ to remove the
> > covers, the user manuals tell you how. They also include the full
> > schematics). Ditto test gear (if there is a seal it voids the
> > calibration only), computer stuff, etc.
> > I don't think DEC ever put such seals on their machines when new.
> > Certainly not on things like power supplies,]
> > -tony
> The RZ28 I have right here has the usual "Warranty Void If Broken" seal on
> the side.
> In this case the PSU was recently sent off for repair: I'm not surprised it came
> back with a similar sticker.
> They're not trying to stop you looking inside, they're trying not to have to fix
> it again for free after you've fiddled.
> What surprises me (a little) is that there is a commercial outfit willing to work
> on something so old.
Me too, but they do!
> Antonio Carlini
> antonio at acarlini.com
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