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Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-26-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,250
Posted By dicky96
Re: HDD Spins up and down again at power on

I have two of these 2TB Seagate drives

Date codes

16021 - failed
14266 - still working

So the newer one failed
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-26-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By dicky96
Re: Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

So onto the other one

This has a damaged LAN socket. It fell off the bed onto the floor. Since that incident, it poweres on, blue light goes white but no picture (exactly same symptoms as the...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 06-26-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By dicky96
Re: Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

Well this sat on my shelf for some time until eventually the owner decided she could not be bothered going back to game and asked me to look at it. At the same time the replacement HDMI connectors...
Forum: Troubleshooting TVs and Video Sources 06-09-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By dicky96
Samsung UE55JU6470 wide vertical stripes on screen

Hi guys
Any ideas on this one? Replacing the TCON board did not help
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-28-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,047
Posted By dicky96
Re: Beginner, practicing to unsolder on a lead free xbox 360 board, it is hell.

I can't really add much to what the other guys said. Preheat the PCB for sure. I often give the whole area a quick warm with my hot air for 10-20 secs then grab the soldering iron and get to work. ...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-28-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By dicky96
Re: Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

OK that is kinda what I thought. It's up to her
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-28-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By dicky96
Re: Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

No she has the receipt from the shop she bought it new a couple months ago - I already said take it back so I will tell her to try and if they refuse to accept it with the damage to the LAN port...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-28-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By dicky96
Sad tale of a PS4 - no video output

OK guys, firstly I am no expert one these games consoles. I fixed one PS4 slimline last month, which is the first one I ever looked at, but that obviously had a broken HDMI connector so it was just...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-27-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By dicky96
Re: Laminator blows fuses and trips the mains - but not when on my ispolation transfo

OK it's fixed. It was that screw where it went through by the melted terminal block. It read open circuit from the terminal to the screw on my multimeter, even if I tried waggling the connector...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-26-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By dicky96
Re: Laminator blows fuses and trips the mains - but not when on my ispolation transfo

Yes, This. Very good suggestion, I will try that tomorrow. Thanks mate. I did check that white terminal already though, and it reads fine. Tomorrow I will remove it and fit something new just to...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-26-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By dicky96
Re: Laminator blows fuses and trips the mains - but not when on my ispolation transfo

Yes I thought exactly that as well. And as I posted on the OP I checked the terminal to the screw (or chassis) reads open circuit
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-26-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By dicky96
Re: Laminator blows fuses and trips the mains - but not when on my ispolation transfo

OK I can try with the heater disconnected

Just to clarify a few points raised...

My Isolation transformer is 220V:220V and rated at 2000VA continuous. It's good up to about 8 Amps (I know that...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-26-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By dicky96
Laminator blows fuses and trips the mains - but not when on my ispolation transformer

Hi guys
So here is a 'weird device' it is an IKON IP-450 A2 Paper laminator

The customer says it was warming up then suddenly tripped out the 220V mains

He replaced the 5A fuse which had blown...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-24-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Posted By dicky96
Re: Dead Asus P5P800-VM

So there is a heavy load on the Vcore rail then. Which we knew already from previous evidence. And you say that Vcore to ground does not read very low resistance?
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-24-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
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Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-23-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By dicky96
Re: ASUS M2N68-AM Plus - Not booting

Asus M2N68-AM Plus Boardview
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-23-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,042
Posted By dicky96
Re: Killed my Asus A7V266-E? Need advice

Here are the boardview files for the Asus motherboards that could be very similar to yours

A7A266
A7A266-E
A7V266-M
A7V266-MX

It could be useful to you.
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-23-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Posted By dicky96
Re: Dead Asus P5P800-VM

Yeah, the side where they all connect to the Vcore rail and you have all the 2.5V or 3V electrolytic capacitors

To be sure you are checking the right side, what do you see at the other side of...
Forum: Troubleshooting Game Consoles & Other Weird Devices 05-21-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,250
Posted By dicky96
HDD Spins up and down again at power on

Hi guys. I hope this is the correct forum section

One of my 2TB internal Hard Drives has given up the ghost. It is a Seagate Desktop HDD ST2000DM001

It was working fine, it has not been...
Forum: Troubleshooting Desktop Motherboards, Graphics Cards, and PC Peripherals 05-21-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,740
Posted By dicky96
Re: Dead Asus P5P800-VM

WoW! Vcore should be stable, not a sawtooth like that!

Seeing as you have such as high current I doubt it is just because of bad capacitors.

Is the North Bridge getting hot?

Is something...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-18-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By dicky96
Re: Noob - reballing, balling, stencil questions...

Thanks guys
And sorry I seem to have hijacked someone else's thread

@diff
I normally try with the shield on the socket otherwise the machine can't pick it up to position it. I did try on at...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-17-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By dicky96
Re: Noob - reballing, balling, stencil questions...

@Duesjevoo
Thanks for the reply. I have the same hot air station as you, though for bottom preheater I am using an improvised method witha Kada 853B hot air preheater, a square metal plate (about...
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 05-17-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By dicky96
Re: Motherboard repair guides , books?

You really should try Sorins videos on youtube - Electronics Repair School.

Lot's of knowledge there, and in English. How can you not understand him? Turn on Close Caption (CC button on youtube...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-14-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By dicky96
Re: Noob - reballing, balling, stencil questions...

In my experience after reballing and removing the stencil, if you use the heatgun from above the tacky flux will liquify and the balls wander around and merge with each other no matter how low the...
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 05-13-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By dicky96
Re: Solder paste recommendations please

OK. I just bought two tubes of the type 4 that diif linked - but if anyone can find a guaranteed type 5 I will also give that a go and let you all know if I can fined a difference ween any of them in...
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