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HI all, I'm in process of repairing a Mac SE that does boot, it does not play chimes, the CRT quickly flashes a pattern of with squares and then it rests in peace blank and silent. I did the following: I added a new battery I checked the diodes, all just fine All the caps looks tidy with no sign or leakage. I put the motherboard in the chassis of a working SE, same outcome I put other know to work RAM, same outcome I replaced the ROM with another set from a known working SE, same outcome for a sort of regression test, I put back the
Thanks to a generous heart here at the forum, I'm getting a IIsi board to replace the one with the death chimes. If he wants to let himself know, that's up to him but I greatly appreciate it a lot. But back to this board, before the recap it was dead, does not turn on, nothing. It's "twin" I successfully recapped and it works. But this one was brought back to a Zombie Life- it turns on and then Death Chimes. Considering neither board was dead, it is great to see some life in them. As I wait for the donated board to arrive, I decided to put on my high powered magnification glasses - a m