HP Vectra PSU not working

PSU Brand: NMB Partno.: J09PA-01204060D Transistor Q20 (BUX86P) was broken, it was getting hot as I look at the board. There was glue arround Q20 & R201 that came very very hard. My guess is that because of the glue the pins of Q20 have been pulled out of the solder joints and caused even […]

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CD32 recap + bad video output

CD32 came in for recap and problem with video output. Video output was very bad. Problem was U36 (HC4066), output voltages on pin 2,4 & 8 were around ~200mV. I guess electrolyte has entered the IC housing through the pins and damaged the IC from inside, replace it and the video output was excellent again. […]

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