Saving my Mac SE/30. My first foray into SMD work
ian.finder at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 12:06:24 CDT 2015
FWIW the NeXTcube has the same shoddy SMT can caps, but last time I gave it a peek to see if they were actually leaking, they were not- whereas all the cans in its contemporaries had spilled electrolyte.
Perhaps a different MFG or SKU of cap?
Pete, were yours actually leaking? Or just the same shoddy type?
> On Apr 26, 2015, at 20:02, Terry Stewart <terry at webweavers.co.nz> wrote:
> Thanks Pete,
> Did the NEXT cube have the same kind of issues with leaky barrel
> I'd also like to know if there was any PC equipment plagued in this way.
> Of was it just an Apple thing?
> Terry (Tez)
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 2:46 PM, Pete Plank <nekonoko at mac.com> wrote:
>>>> On Apr 26, 2015, at 7:07 PM, Terry Stewart <terry at webweavers.co.nz>
>>> For those that might be interested
>>> I guess a lot more classic computer enthusiasts will be doing SMD work
>>> repair in the future as "vintage computing" starts to encompasses
>>> from the 1990s.
>>> Terry (Tez)
>> Very nice! I recently recapped my NeXT Cube using the same type of
>> capacitors. Working great so far.
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