DEC 3000/600 Alphaserver problems

Jon Elson elson at
Wed Jan 12 11:02:47 CST 2022

On 1/11/22 5:17 PM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk wrote:
> Thanks Jon.
> Here is a badly focused picture of the suspect components:

WOW, I don't know what those are!  They look like big 
ceramic caps to me, but if they don't have any polarity 
marking, then they can't be Tantalum.  Big multilayer 
ceramics are prone to cracking due to board flexing, and 
that can cause catastrophic failure, too.


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