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EDP Memory socket broken?

This little anecdote brings up a problem I've had (used to bother me a lot
more, now just an annoyance).

My second memory slot seems to have failed.  I have an old whiteface EDP i
picked up used, with full upgrades, and after reseating the chips once, I
noticed that sometimes the loop would eventually (and suddenly) become 
noise.  Hitting undo a bunch sometimes fixed this, sometimes.  I fixed the
problem by taking out one of the memory sticks, and have since ran with 
half the max memory.  Swapping the memory sticks has shown that the problem
is not with the memory itself, so i assume the second memory slot is 

Any reports of this happening for anyone else?  Anything I overlooked, or
any simple solution?

If I ever wanted this repaired, would it be possible?  Who would I contact?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: wavecomputer360
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 1:41 AM
Subject: EDP not working

hi folks,

in fact the sockets for the memory are probably the tackiest quality Iīve
ever seen. When my friend Frank - who is a noted computer tech - replaced
the original 4 mb with 16 mb SIMMs, he didnīt manage to get the original
components out of their sockets. Using more force after tender and careful
pulling resulted in contact brackets from the sockets getting loose. We 
in for a sweat when we fixed this by reseating the contacts and prayed it
would work after that. Luckily it did but... the other EDP had exactly the
same problem. Luckily I knew what was about to happen.

Upgrading the Jam Man was a good deal easier.

Stephen / [īramp]