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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    The entire logic board is out of the case on an anti-static mat...otherwise I'd agree it was possible!
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    ROM 3, actually. The volume is loud on here for sure. Maybe if I turned it down the sound would be more normal. But...how does one turn...
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    So, more about this: maybe it is a cap or bad connection somewhere else. I noticed that when the 800k drive is working, if I put my ear...
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    Just an addendum with what cheesestraws said: You can use this with an ethernet network via a localtalk to ethernet adapter. For...
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    Wouldn't know what frequency it is at...anything is indeed possible, though I don't know why pressing one solitary sound capacitor would...
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    Ok so the good news is: pulled all the caps, checked them all, all check good. Redid the soldering, made sure to not use too much this...
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    Yep, for sure, it is the J1 jack. I also used headphones via the headphone port. Same "pop" when turned on, and then that is it. I...
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    Is that why? For twenty years, I have wondered why Apple did away with the one most convenient feature they ever had.
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    A test speaker (from an SE), but it is virtually identical and worked prior to the recapping.
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    LaPorta replied to the thread IIgs battery repair.
    Thanks for the PSU info...I suspect a different revision or something. So, not all went as planned. Recap proceeded nicely on the board...
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    LaPorta replied to the thread Beta’s obligatory thread.
    But....that is an Apple monitor, so it counts...
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    LaPorta commented on LaPorta's profile post.
    Well, I did it!
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    We all go through the learning process. When I was your age (a good 20+ years ago), I learned the hard way how not to work on my SE/30...
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