tezza wrote:Yea. If one of these old filter caps goes in any of my units, I tend to replace them all while I'm at it. They are a real weakness with these old computers.
Carcenomy wrote:Not knowing an awful lot about early Macs, what is the story with the battery holder etc on the early models, how big was the battery etc? I wonder if I could salvage you up a battery holder from that LC630 board I was about to dump?
tezza wrote:Out of interest, was the battery in these early Macs just for the clock? I'm assume you can boot a machine quite successfully without the battery fitted?
Batteries in old computers can be a good source of board rot.
XOR wrote:I'm glad you got the caps fixed in your system.
IMO Radio Spares is next to useless. Their inventory is grossly overpriced and they hold very little in stock within NZ.
I'd recommend that you look seriously at using Farnell. I've been ordering components them for the last five years and they've been a joy to deal with.
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