Subject: Re: HELP! DEC 3000/500 gives `F0' on segment display
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Lord Isildur <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/11/2000 09:32:17


my 3000/400 manual just says 'call your dec rep' in the section on
interpeting the LED's, but it does hint that the code is just the number
of the self-test which failed (which is consistent with

dont give up on it! its a nice machine!


On Fri, 10 Mar 2000, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:

> Dear All,
> well, enough goof ups from my side, but now my DEC 3000/500 is giving `F0'
> on the segment display and the manual just say `call your Digital sevice
> desk' ... ahum, do i have a service agreement? ... *sigh* those commercial
> guys... and their homepage doesn't help either
> Does any of you know or know where to find these codes? what does it mean?
> It just stops there .... no sign of life other than the fans. Could it be
> related to the power supply? It has been acting strangely lately anyway.
> Any help would be enormously apreciated for otherwise this neat machine is
> nothing more than a piece of dead metal and a source of spare-parts for
> me :((( ... and i would really hate that!
> Please help me out,
> Reinoud