TRS-80 Fireworks

Tony Duell ard.p850ug1 at
Wed Aug 28 12:12:01 CDT 2019

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 6:07 PM Marvin Johnston via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> While getting ready to order some Kemet caps from Digi-key (same P/N
> posted earlier), I noticed they all had "RIFA" on them. Is this a big
> OOPS to order them, or would they be okay?
> I tend to prefer fixing something once :).

Some people avoid RIFA capacitors, I don't...

A Model 4 is going to be over 30 years old now. And (I assume) the
original capacitors
have been fine up until now. So if the replacements last as long I'll
be fixing it again in
another 30 years. I can live with that.


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