[rescue] Slightly OT: Bad Cap Saga

Ethan O'Toole ethan at 757tech.net
Sun Aug 17 11:53:03 CDT 2008

> I'm seeing a *lot* of "broken devices" that *just* have
> bad electrolytics somewhere in the power supply, etc.

AFAIK electrolytic caps will *always* dry out, correct?

I mess with classic video games, and the first thing you always do on a 
machine you just got is recap the monitor. Just did a donkey kong, and she 
came out beautiful! Recapped the audio amp board, that fixed audio. 
Recapped the monitor, that fixed picture. *shrug*

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