[mythtv-users] Busted pcHDTV HD-5500

Clay nt4usb at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 15 20:50:52 UTC 2009

> From: Larry Sanderson <larry.sanderson at gmail.com>
> I have never seen a blown capacitor before, but google can
> help me there.  I 
> think I'll try looking the card over one last time, clean
> the leads, and give 
> it another shot.

Google 'capacitor plague'
I hadn't either until one of my LCD monitors died and I googled around a bit.
Pulled it apart and four of the six caps were popped.
Going to solder in $10.00 worth of caps and (hopefully) bring it back to life.


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