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

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Sun Apr 26 22:33:35 CDT 2015

On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 11:16 PM, Pete Plank <nekonoko at> wrote:
>> Did the NEXT cube have the same kind of issues with leaky barrel
>> capacitors?
> 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).

Damn.  I have a dead A4000 that needs new caps on its CPU board
(A3640).  I also have a NeXT cube.  I should check it.  :-P


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