reforming capacitor tutorial/walkthrough
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Oct 8 17:52:09 CDT 2007
> > Swapping power supplies to debug a motherboard isn't going to help
> > if the fault is good at destroying power supplies. Killing a
> > power supply isn't going to help the next motherboard if the
> > newly blown power supply destroys that motherboard, too.
> It should be noted that real computers, both old and new, have enough
> protection between the power supplies and circuitry that this almost
> never happens.
If by 'real' you mean minis and mainframes, I agree with you. If by
'real' you mean 'actual production machines of any size' then I most
certianly do not. Take a look at the HP9815 or HP9825 PSU scheamtics
sometime. Or any number of home micro schematics. No crowbar at all.
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