Repairing wall warts
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 15:14:31 CST 2006
Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 February 2006 07:18 pm, Chuck Guzis wrote:
>>Maybe it's the Scrooge in me, but I've got a couple of wall warts (power
>>supplies) that either have open fuses or dried up caps in them. They're
>>either multi-voltage or have unusual enough ratings (e.g. 18 vdc @ 1500 ma)
>>that I'm reluctant to scrap them.
>>Does anyone have a sure-fire method for getting into the case such that it
>>can be reclosed? I was thinking about using a saw blade on a Dremel to
>>separate the case halves.
> Not "sure fire", but the first thing I'd try is a swab soaked in acetone
> (nail polish remover :-) along the seam...
> I've had some luck with that, anyhow.
I've tried that too. I think the hammer trick works better.
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