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Did the capacitors destroy the supply? I managed to repair mine: http://blog.jgc.org/2011/11/back-from-dead-with-power-supply...



If anyone is tempted to try this without purchasing a suitable kit, make sure the parts are suitably rated. The 250V non-polarised C2 may be safety critical if it's a line to line or line to neutral capacitor - look for an "X" or "Y" marking (I can't tell from the damage evident in John's photos). Lots of information on line-rated caps at http://my.execpc.com/~endlr/line-filter.html.

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Yup, it's dead as can be :( But no problem, I'll find another one somewhere. This was a 'master 128K' version, my original became an embedded computer in an arts project at some point.

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Depends if they blew the traces off the board (that happen to my Master Turbo). Soldered on paperclip fixed it but was probably a small fire waiting to happen.

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