Sparc Question

Matt Rogers matt at matt.rogers.name
Mon Feb 10 12:29:31 PST 2003


On Monday 10 February 2003 01:39 pm, you wrote:
> Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> writes:
> > > "A 5 second repair" - if you know what you're doing that is!  I wonder
> > > how many people go out and buy new TV's when their old sets might have
> > > given up for similar such "quick to fix" problems?  I know who to turn
> > > to when my next box gives up the ghost!
> >
> > TV repair is easy, really.
> >
> > Its almost ALWAYS a dry joint (fractured connection) or a poor contact
> > on a switch / connector.
> >
> > When it isnt, its usually a capacitor that has dried out.
> >
> > failing that, usually some obviously fried transistor.
> >
> > Feel free to email me if you need help though...
>
> I always though it was really, really dangerous to open up TVs... :-)
>
>
> Björn
>

Isn't that only when they're plugged in? :)

Matt
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