[rescue] Sun Kit Needed for EE Student Here

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Wed May 3 22:11:55 CDT 2006

On May 2, 2006, at 10:06 PM, Bryan Gurney wrote:
> I can sort of agree with this; I took a look at a picture of my  
> U2's guts (the U2 is under a stack of stuff sitting idle, and I'm  
> too lazy to lift the cover off right now), and there aren't any big  
> honking electrolytic caps visible (I can't see under the Creator3D  
> FFB card).  There's guaranteed to be a few "beer cans" in the power  
> supply, but for the most part the board is clean.  I think some of  
> the smaller cylinders are electrolytics; perhaps they get a better  
> lifetime than the "beer can" electrolytics?

There are tons of beer can electrolytics on a POWER3-II node board.   
These aren't exactly bad machines.


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