Saving my Mac SE/30. My first foray into SMD work

Pete Plank nekonoko at
Sun Apr 26 22:16:31 CDT 2015

> On Apr 26, 2015, at 8:02 PM, Terry Stewart <terry at> wrote:
> Thanks Pete,
> Did the NEXT cube have the same kind of issues with leaky barrel
> capacitors?
> 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)

Yep, it certainly does - very similar construction to the Apple machines of the era. I expect that type of capacitor was common for the period - I know the Amiga 4000 has them as well (and is plagued with similar issues).


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