[NTLK] [OT] Attention Mac LC Users: Quantum ProDrive ELS Going Rotten Anytime Soon

Doctor Clu drclu at swbell.net
Sun Apr 16 12:30:58 EDT 2017


Well, I wouldn’t call you a shithead, I would simply say just have a backup.



> On Apr 16, 2017, at 1:29 AM, Vladislav Korotnev <vladkorotnev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello list,
> 
> So I have this Macintosh LC II for an occasional game with friends of mine, and it used to work fine last summer, but then sometime in December it wouldn’t boot. 
> I was quite busy with things so I had to put off the repair. Oh how I wish I didn’t.
> 
> Realizing it boots fine with an HDD from Mac Classic I took the original HDD out of it’s cage and look:
> 
> https://pp.userapi.com/c626617/v626617119/59abb/Tk3CpSV76AM.jpg
> 
> If you don’t see it:
> 
> https://pp.userapi.com/c626617/v626617119/59aa9/E_98jRXPy5c.jpg
> 
> Yup, there are electrolytic caps on that board! (who the hell designed it that way must have been thinking of planned obsolence way too ahead)
> 
> Don’t be a shithead like me, check your Macs and keep your data safe :-)
> 
> 
> 
> // Ak.R.
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