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I recently acquired a working, but neglected Quadra 840AV. It came with 3 hard drives installed, an original CD-ROM drive, and with a 64 MB of RAM. It clearly needed a total recap of a motherboard and a good cleanup, which I did. Then I tested the machine, and I found out that a CD-ROM drive wasn't detected, even that it was connected properly. I figured out that it must be the drive that failed. Then I cracked open the Sony CDU561-25 drive, and to my surprise, I found capacitors that have leaked and corroded the PCB. The damage was quite bad, but fixable. There was a group that leaked, a
With help with from Uniserver, I decided to recap my SE/30 PSU as he determined and evidence shows that is where the Humongus Fish Smell is coming from. And on my thread, he posted up a pic of the caps that need replacement in the SE/30 PSU. So I started to look them up and ran into an interesting situation: Caps for the same rating by different and even the same manufacturer come in different sizes. Thus it comes to a situation - is a physically bigger cap better than a smaller one with the same rating? Is a thin tall cap better or worse than a short fat one with the same rating? Note - there
From the album: Teraforce88's LC IIMy LC II motherboard with what appears to be leaky capacitors; the board boots and works except the video output has some corruption (thin vertical lines that become closer together as you increase the bit depth/color count).