On Dec 4, 2014, at 2:27 PM, Robert Jarratt
<robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com> wrote:
I opened up the VT320 tonight. The PSU is set for 240V, which is good. However, I noticed
some corrosion around the flyback transformer. I have posted a picture here:
This looks like corrosion of some kind of retaining clip perhaps, rather than anything
functional. Am I right, or should I be concerned?
The brown between the ferrite core and the white coil housing is normal glue used in the
However, the rust on the metal clip holding the ferrite core together is definitely
unusual - I've never seen this before. Obviously a sign of moisture at some point in
its history. Is there any other signs of moisture? The clip itself is purely mechanical
(holding the two parts of the ferrite core together) and serves no electrical purpose. As
long as it's still structurally sound, it's probably ok.