[mythtv-users] Minimum hardware recomendation

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Jun 23 19:05:56 UTC 2009

Simon Hobson wrote:
> I don't recall a fan kit for them. I know I repaired a number of 
> failures which I put down to a design/manufacture issue rather that any 
> problem with the convection cooling. The mains connector on the analog 
> board (the combined PSU & CRT driver up the left hand side), and the 
> connectors at both ends of the logic board to analog board cable had 
> large copper (or brass) pins. I regularly saw bad (dry) joints on these 
> connectors - some of which would have been to down to insufficient heat 
> getting into the pins during wave soldering, and some were down to 
> thermal stresses during use.

Yeah, I mostly had problems with the CRT yoke pins, which were also 
pretty big.

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