Gurner wrote:Thanks for the quick reply Ron.
So it was the PSU that smoked?
I'm just about to plug in the Duodrive again for another try.
Soldering is quite far beyond me – I've played about with socketed chips, ribbon cables etc, but that's about it.
Monitors terrify me – CRTs hold volatge in their capacitors, don' t they?
Gurner wrote:Yep, the ][e is running, and loading from WAV files via the cassette port.
Before I pull-apart the power supply,
- Do the blocks plug in or solder in?
- Is this exactly the same for the monitor?
(And does the CRT monitor have to "rest" before I go touching the insides to avoid electric shock?
Clym5 wrote:You would have to let the monitor sit for months to remove the potential of electric shock, so that isn't quite practical. As long as you aren't rubbing your hand all over the PCB
RonTurner wrote:Nah, just crack it open and go straight to it, remember to have it unplugged. (This is for apple mons.)
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