Subject: Re: X on mono VS 3100/m38?
To: NetBSD-vax <>
From: David Woyciesjes <>
List: port-vax
Date: 11/20/2002 11:43:31
Lord Isildur wrote:
> With VR262s, i have had the experience that as they get older, they need
> a _long_ time to warm up/ charge up the tube. What works for me is to
> turn it on, (it won't make the nice staticky charging noise), let it sit
> for maybe 10 minutes. Then turn it off and turn it back on after a few
> seconds. It might not go the first time, but let it sit 'on' for a minute
> or two and try it again. After a couple tries, it will turn on. It's just
> fine after that.. just dont turn it off if you might need it on again
> quickly :-)
> Once its good and hot, it has better chances of coming right back after
> being turned off.. but might still need some waiting and a couple
> retries.

	Hmmm, okay. I'll try that. Sounds like the capacitors are going bad,
BTW, I didn't even see the LED turn on either...

---Dave Woyciesjes
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