Re: I have a working 610

From: Rob Clarke <>
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2012 23:39:58 +0100
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Some PSU pics here:

The PSU appears to be in a pressed aluminium cage attached to the upper 
case with 5cm long brass stand-off's. Is this what you expected?

WRT to the mains filter,  I assume you mean the metal cyclinder bolted 
to the back plane. I'd assumed it was just an unusual filter capactitor. 
I guess I should have noticed it was on the power line. Does is fail 


On 03/02/2012 23:16, Christian Dirks wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> on the first photo I can see that your 610 still has the mains filter.
> You should remove it asap. The type used in your machine tends to 
> explode.
> With this type it happend to me 2 or 3 times after some hours of using 
> a machine that hasn't been used for a longer time before.
> Christian
> Am 03.02.2012 22:33, schrieb Rob Clarke:
>> Happy, happy joy. :-)
>> Now I have a working one it's only a matter of time before the 720 
>> also lives and breathes. I forsee a late night tonight...
>> I also got a cartridge with it called profi-text and another strange 
>> dongle that looks like it converts the cassette port to a 6-pin DIN. 
>> I do recall some talk of someone hacking the kernal on a PET to use 
>> IEC drives - could this be simething similar I wonder? Whatever is in 
>> it was not meant to be seen by the owner without destroying it. It's 
>> glued together very thoroughly.
>> Q: does it have a built in ML monitor and is there a friendly user 
>> guide on-line?
>> Some pics:
>> cheers,
>> Rob
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