SpidersWeb wrote::roll: it's a Classic II, not an Apple I
Much better like this than not working. Some of my IBM's still have blown mains caps soldered in.
tezza wrote:<snip> In fact the words were "that is a really shoddy job, not befitting such a historic machine" <snip>
Gibsaw wrote:... say that was a really shoddy comment for such a historic individual, who has made a very valuable contribution to documenting care of vintage machines.
mrad01 wrote:Here is the result of my own recaps - I used Tantalum caps for longevity and no leak prospects.
tezza wrote:Historical? Well, I am starting to get on in years?
tezza wrote:No, you must do nothing less than trace the fault from the CPU outwards through the circuits with logic probe and scope until you KNOW exactly the component at fault before touching anything.
SpidersWeb wrote:My only concern with Tantalums would be they tend to fail short-circuit.
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