I’m here attempting to repair an Amiga 600 motherboard. However, I have not yet been able to track down the problem on this board, so I’m posting this video in hopes of getting any advice from my viewers about what could be wrong.
In this video, you will also see me Continue reading Troubleshooting an Amiga 600 motherboard
There are different Amiga 500 / Amiga 600 / Amiga 1200 power supplies, with varying design. The power supply that I’m repairing here has the following written on the back:
POWER SUPPLY A500/A600
INPUT 220V-240V ~ 50Hz 400mA
OUTPUT 5V — 3.0A, +12V — 500mA, -12V — Continue reading A500/A600 Speedy-Tech PSU repair
This Amiga CD32 had a bad audio DAC (LC78835M) which caused a lot of noise in the audio outputs.
In this video, I demonstrate the troubleshooting technique that I used to find out that this chip is faulty and needs to be replaced.
This Amiga CD32 has now been repaired and is Continue reading Locating a bad chip on a PCB using hot and cold air
One of my Maxtor hard disk drives was hit by an object which happened to fall down from a shelf right onto the HDD. As a result, the main QFP chip got damaged with 5 pins completely broken off the IC and 2 more pins severely damaged. The QFP site Continue reading Soldering to a QFP that has broken pins – Maxtor HDD repair
I found this Samsung BD-P1580 in the electronic dumpster for my area. Since I didn’t have another blu-ray player at the time I found this (let alone one with a YPbPr output), I decided that I would keep this player and have a go at repairing it…
This lamp can act as a really good stand for your USB microscope, your hot air rework station etc. It also has many joints and is very flexible. I found it at Ikea here in Sweden, and I thought I would let you know about it since Ikea has warehouses Continue reading Forså lamp
Note: The wires that I first used for this modification were too thick! Normally I wouldn’t do it like this, as I most often prefer to do things properly. The only reason for using too big wires were that I didn’t have any other proper wiring at home, and there Continue reading PC Engine RGB output modification
Among electronic enthusiasts and retro collectors, it is not uncommon to find corroded PCBs that are in need of attention. When it comes to corroded PCBs that are using through-hole technology, where would we start looking for broken connections?
The purpose of this video is to give you a few quick Continue reading Repair tip – What to look for on corroded through-hole PCBs
I made a few mistakes while repairing the power supply for this TV.
I am here presenting these mistakes to you so that you can learn from my mistakes and hopefully avoid making the same mistakes yourself when repairing electronic devices.
This is an extension to my previous video about this Harman Kardon ADP 303.
What is the difference between an AC-3 decoder and an AC-3 RF decoder? Why would we ever need to use this ADP 303 when most surround receivers already have AC-3 (Dolby Digital) decoding built in?
The answer to Continue reading Harman Kardon ADP 303 follow up