Looking for Mac Color Classic motherboard

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon May 25 15:26:46 CDT 2009


2009/5/17 Josh Dersch <derschjo at mail.msu.edu>:
>
> I don't have a dishwasher :), but I carefully scrubbed it w/soap & water & a
> toothbrush (and a bit of WD-40 to help loosen the corrosion).  It doesn't
> look as terrible now.
>
> I put a good PRAM battery in, and cleaned off the edge connectors.
>  Unfortunately I get nothing when I power the system on.  (It's a two-step
> process -- there's a main switch on the back, but the power key on the
> keyboard is what tells the system to power on.)  Without the motherboard
> installed, the fan kicks in and the hard drive powers up, so I know the
> power supply is working (voltages seem to be fine.)
>
> The only diagnostic ref I can find is a really really basic board-swapping
> checklist.  Any suggestions on what to check that is preventing the machine
> from powering on?

If you decide to go that route, I think I have a Performa 6200 in the
garage somewhere... You could have the motherboard out of that, if you
wish. Free for the postage from the UK.


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