Troubleshooting a 5V Apple III

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Sun Aug 22 14:10:36 CDT 2010


In article <4C717512.6060404 at gmail.com>,
    Mike Maginnis <mmaginnis at gmail.com>  writes:

> The motherboard has both composite and digital XRGB video outputs.  I've 
> been working with a composite monitor, as I don't have a compatible RGB 
> model.  Unfortunately, I don't have a scope or anything more advanced 
> than a multimeter to troubleshoot with.

You should be able to check the capacitors in the video section for
shorts.  I'm not sure if you can diagnose other failures on capacitors
(the most likely culprit) with only a multimeter.
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