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Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,378
Posted By momaka
Re: Panasonic FJ/FL genuine or not?

Correction:
It's Panasonic FJ


I can't see any images in your posts. Please attach them to BCN forums, if you have any.

But yes, your caps likely are legit. What Wester547 mentioned in post...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 12-06-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,378
Posted By momaka
Re: Panasonic FJ/FL genuine or not?

Just checked... and for once, my memory is serving me right. :)
My XFX Radeon HD 4670 has *one* Panasonic FL cap, and it has a black sleeve with light gray (white?) text and negative stripe. 16V,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 643,932
Posted By momaka
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

I know!
I was so excited when I was cleaning it, as I thought about setting it up as monitor for my main rig (NOTE: this is probably one of the RARE times I consider replacing CRTs on my desk with...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 12-05-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,378
Posted By momaka
Re: Panasonic FJ/FL genuine or not?

Not sure, but I would have to dig out my XFX Radeon HD 4670 video card. It has black/white/gray Panny caps on it. Though they might be FR's, I can't remember.

If I don't reply, remind me again in...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-03-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 643,932
Posted By momaka
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

My workplace was doing some warehouse cleaning, so I managed to save some computer stuff this and last week.

- 2x 128 GB SSDs.
Got these from a shipment from another warehouse of ours that didn't...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-03-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,561
Posted By momaka
Re: Topcat's Weird Pentium Pro Builds

I really like the progress there.

The case looks really nice! :)
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-03-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By momaka
Re: Geforce 6800gt VGA missing red output signal

If you can, YES.

I think only two of those are really needed to get an image, though (two of them are simply grounds.) But again, skipping the two grounds on those may deteriorate the image even...
Forum: Troubleshooting Computer Displays 12-03-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By momaka
Re: Dell U2715H no power

Looks like a buck regulator + FET IC of some sort, judging by the small inductor next to it. Perhaps try changing/checking that small electrolytic cap next to it. If it's bad, maybe that could be the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-01-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 505
Posted By momaka
Re: CPU Fans - Which, when, and why

More than likely you got bad fans. Or their bearings are bad if they don't spin freely.


Back in the days before fan control (i.e. fans running full tilt at 12V), certain fans were typically made...
Forum: Troubleshooting Audio Equipment 12-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By momaka
Re: LG Xboom PK5 demo mode..probably

Would be interesting to see if that indeed solves the issue.

Hoping that someone sees this and can get a firmware dump here.

When it comes to firmware, I usually throw in the towel - but that's...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-27-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,059
Posted By momaka
Re: The 2019 Operating System Thread

Good point.
Should definitely have those for next year's thread.

Also maybe keep the thread open for 6 months or so (or at least 3).
That should give people more time to vote so we can get a...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 11-27-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 8,465
Posted By momaka
Re: Soldering station thoughts and guidelines

Exactly.

Though that cap between secondary ground and primary negative (-) bus should NOT be a REGULAR ceramic cap (I'm sure you know that already, ;) but just stating it for anyone else in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 11-26-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By momaka
Re: Hipro D2537F3H - Teapo output capacitor replacemnt

No, that's not exactly the reason why.

Rather, on the 300W and 350W version of the PSU, the load resistor for the 12V rail is located next to the toroid coil and the first 3.3V cap. Because of the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By momaka
Re: Geforce 6800gt VGA missing red output signal

That's why I pick them up with a toothpick with a tiny bit of gel flux on it. ;)
Otherwise... yeah when they fly away, good luck finding them. For me it's even harder, as I have a thick carpet on...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-25-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By momaka
Re: Geforce 6800gt VGA missing red output signal

I suppose if the part is in an inconvenient spot, then hot air might be easier to use. I haven't encountered that too many times, though - at least not on video cards and motherboards. And I actually...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-25-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By momaka
Re: Geforce 6800gt VGA missing red output signal

^ Really? For SMDs with two leads only? :) Nah, I don't have the nerves for hot air for small stuff like that. Unless it's SMD with many (over 10) small pins, I don't bother with hot air. If you do...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-25-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By momaka
Re: Geforce 6800gt VGA missing red output signal

You'll need a soldering iron with a sharp tip. The tip doesn't necessarily need to be small. It just needs to be sharp. Chisel and bevel-shaped tips should be easier to use over regular...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 11-22-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By momaka
Re: Hipro D2537F3H - Teapo output capacitor replacemnt

It's there so that if you run the PSU with no load at all on the 12V rail and some (but not full) load on the 5V rail, the PSU won't loose regulation.

So it does have a purpose indeed.

However,...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 11-22-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By momaka
Re: Hipro D2537F3H - Teapo output capacitor replacemnt

+1
And even when it doesn't, it can eat through PCB tracks and corrode terminals and leads.
I really hate this brown crap glue, though sometimes, some of it is less aggressive.


Any kind of...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 11-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By momaka
Re: Hipro D2537F3H - Teapo output capacitor replacemnt

I suppose I'll chime in with my 2-cents worth of PSU recapping. :)
In particular, I think it's better to go with the Japanese caps, even if they have slightly lower capacitance, than with the Lelon...
Forum: ECS - EpoX - Gigabyte 11-20-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By momaka
Re: Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 problem

What hard drive do you have in that system? Regular "rust-spinner"? SSD?

Not that it should matter much. I've seen both regular HDDs and SSDs both cause system BSODs and/or restarts when they...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,561
Posted By momaka
Re: Topcat's Weird Pentium Pro Builds

Noice!!! :)
Don't you just love it when you have a bunch of "random" parts for a project that all by coincidence happen to fit together perfectly? :D

It's like that motherboard you had was made...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-19-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 643,932
Posted By momaka
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

LOL, that is awesome! :)

Yes, there have been small IT places here (locally) offering those and similar other older HP servers for free or nearly for free. I'm not much into servers, though, so I...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-15-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,127
Views: 643,932
Posted By momaka
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

I would take that as a plus. Proprietary rechargeable batteries wear out and will eventually render the camera useless or too much of a hassle to find proper replacement original batteries. AA's are...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 11-15-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,561
Posted By momaka
Re: Topcat's Weird Pentium Pro Builds

Oh I see what you mean now. :D

Yup, it truly is appreciated. ;)
Love it when old CRTs come back to life.


It is in a bright room. But if you increase the exposure time on your camera and take...
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