pete at pski.net
Wed Aug 28 09:51:46 CDT 2019
> On Aug 28, 2019, at 10:10 AM, Marvin Johnston via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Almost all of my Model 100s (around 8 or so) need to have all of the electrolytics replaced. For some reason, they started leaking and causing a problem with desoldering the bad parts. Upon close examination, the leaking caps can be detected relatively easily. Some information I saw somewhere indicated that the Chinese caps are the worst offenders... they stole the formula but apparently "modified" it slightly ending up with future problems.
> Some of this information falls into the "I don't know what I don't know" catagory. Nice having the tremendous volume of knowledge here to help out!
The 100 was a rebranded Kyocera so maybe they used inferior components compared to the Made in Fort Worth machines. :)
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