610 PSU [was I have a working 610]

From: Rob Clarke <crock_at_clarke-family.org.uk>
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2012 10:59:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4F2D0171.2030401@clarke-family.org.uk>
Hi Christian, This image is taken in through the cartridge port. The 
camera is angled slightly upwards to be able to see the PSU housing. I 
would say that bottom of the PSU is level with the top of the shroud 
surrounding the cartridge port.



On 04/02/2012 00:00, Christian Dirks wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> thank you very much for the pics, thats exactly what I needed to see.
> I have the original PSU, but not the original stand-offs.
> I have some lengthening screws, these are 5,5cm.
> Maybe these are too long, and the PSU gets too close to the PCB.
> Can you tell how much room is left between the PSU and the PCB ?
> The mains filter... yes, it's the metal cylinder on the back plane.
> It failed with a bang, throwing out some electrolyte. And, of course, 
> blowing a 16A fuse.
> Christian
> Am 03.02.2012 23:39, schrieb Rob Clarke:
>> Some PSU pics here:
>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/610_PSU_1.jpg
>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/610_PSU_2.jpg
>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/610_PSU_3.jpg
>> 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 catastrophically?
>> Rob
>> 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:
>>>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/610_PCB_small.jpg
>>>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/610_carts.jpg
>>>> http://inchocks.co.uk/commodore/B_Series/Working610_small.jpg
>>>> cheers,
>>>> Rob
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