TRS-80 Fireworks

ben bfranchuk at
Wed Aug 28 23:54:04 CDT 2019

On 8/28/2019 4:50 PM, Kevin Parker via cctalk wrote:
> Quite normal - the capacitors dry out after about 30 or  40 years - there's lots of info around on replacing them with a polymer capacitor. I have over 20 TRS-80's with a large contingent of Model 3, 4, 4Ps, 12 and 16s - all had the same issue so if I acquire one now I do a pre-emptive strike before powering up.
I suspect, cost cutting is also a factor with consumer vs industial 
products for part replacement. Ben.

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