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Fri Aug 30 15:07:56 CDT 2019
On Wed, 28 Aug 2019, Peter Coghlan via cctalk wrote:
> I've had several instances of it with BBC Micros, also containing Astec brand
> power supplies. Typically, when switched on after a long period of idleness,
> the machine works fine for minutes to hours, then there is a quiet pop followed
> by a whoosing noise and smoke starts pouring of the mains filter capacitor
> while the machine continues to work away quite happily.
Sometimes not even a pop:
Biggest bang I've had was from an Apple //e PSU..
But yes - SOP: Change the X2's...
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