VT100 PSU smelling.

js at cimmeri.com js at cimmeri.com
Sat Jan 23 10:23:16 CST 2016

On 1/23/2016 5:40 AM, Mattis Lind wrote:

> This is a 0.0033 uF 1600VDC SPARAGUE capacitor. It looks nice and orange
> and there are no signs of cracks whatsoever.
> What is the likelihood of this being bad?

Not highly likely, but possible.  Just 
put another one in temporarily and see 
if it solves your problem.  Or try to 
measure what kind of current is causing 
the resistor to heat up -- is there AC 
across it, or is that cap leaking?

- J.

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