PDP 11 gear finally moved

Jay Jaeger cube1 at charter.net
Fri Jul 17 16:15:32 CDT 2015

That might be a little different -- much more recent - presumably in the
ear of flat screens and PCs where there have been times when
manufacturers got fed bad capacitors for their boards - which then
failed later.  IBM replaced a whole series of motherboards in one
organization that I worked at because of that (though those were not
power supply capacitors.)

On 7/17/2015 1:53 PM, Mouse wrote:
>> I do find this witch-hunt against capacitors to be curious, given how
>> few I've found to have failed.  I suspect a lot of it comes from
>> audiophools who think this is the way to fix anything...
> Perhaps.  But not all of it, certainly.  I'm currently four for four
> fixing dead flatscreens by re-capping their power supplies; I imagine
> others have similar experiences.  It's not a huge stretch to imagine
> that other power supplies may have similar issues; even if it turns out
> to not be the case, there is probably at least a little "can't hurt
> anything, right?" running around.
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