[NTLK] [OT] Mac Classic broken -- leaked caps?

Владислав Коротнев vladkorotnev at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 03:52:51 EDT 2015


Hello Wayne.

Thanks, I will try that.
However don't I need to replace the caps like it used to be on old PC
mainboards such as ePox?

Thanks

2015-09-20 13:29 GMT+06:00, Wayne Masek <waynemasek at rocketmail.com>:
> Hello AK,
> Yes I have indeed seen this precise screen in the past. From others who had
> experienced the same disorder I was told to remove the boards from the unit,
> apply laundry soap "magic bubbles" to the top of all of the capacitors and
> leave it on for 3 hours. Gently wipe any excess from the tops of the
> capacitors and dry with a light towel. If some of this residue remains spray
> mist with warm water and gently soak up the remainder from the tops of the
> capacitors with a paper towel and gently wipe away any excess which remains.
> Allow to dry for 24 hours and the coat the tops of the capacitors with clear
> nail polish. Allow another 24 hours to ensure capacitors are dry and sealed
> with the nail polish.
> This should resolve your problem.
> Please let me know if this has successfully fixed the problem.
> Regards,
> RWM of 8BM.
>
>
>
>      On Saturday, September 19, 2015 11:34 PM, Владислав Коротнев
> <vladkorotnev at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>  Hello list.
>
> So today I needed some noncritical load for a UPS calibration, and so
> I decided to use my Mac Classic for it.
>
> It's been sitting on the shelf for about a year since last boot. Back
> in 2014 I booted it for a couple of minutes and it was constantly
> trying to seek for a floppy (even though there was none) and sound was
> not working.
>
> However today it greeted me with this: (photo)
> http://cs625328.vk.me/v625328119/48d77/HTtd1RgDJf4.jpg
>
> Has anybody ever seen such a weird behavior before?
>
> Thanks in advance.
> - AK.
>
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