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TL;DR: Powerbook 170 boots to checkerboard and repeated chime, about 1s apart, doesn't stop. Backstory: Got this powerbook 170 off of ebay for "untested/as-is" for cheap, no power supply. (For reasons, I thought it might work.) Got a power supply. Plugged in - nothing, no . . no nothing. Removed battery (only very mild beginnings of corrosion, easily wiped off, was a replacement NiCad). Then it powered on! Sort of. I get the powerbook "checkerboard" and the familiar Apple chime (not the chimes of death, the standard "we're good" one), but the chime repeats over an
I recently picked up a Macintosh LC with 12" monitor, and when I plugged it in, I got nothing. I then replaced the power supply with one I had recapped earlier, and the fan spun up, and it chimed. However, there was no video output, and when I looked inside to pull out the Maxell battery, I noticed that the area around some of the capacitors was covered in electrolyte. Upon pulling out the board, I noticed that a liquid had been spilled on the board at some point, as there was a brown goop around the back edge near the ports and on a few chips near the audio circuitry. The entire bottom of the