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Old 07-10-2021, 09:38 AM   #1
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Default Component orientation on PS4 Pro

Hi, just got done soldering of a broken HDMI port on a PS4 Pro, however while doing so I unfortunately knocked off a diode(?) on the board, I found it, however I am not sure of its orientation, and can't seem to find any pictures of it online. Can anyone help me out? Right now I just tacked it on to prevent it disappearing completely.

Its marked "A"

Pics: https://imgur.com/a/1ubbz3d
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Old 07-10-2021, 04:05 PM   #2
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Default Re: Component orientation on PS4 Pro

looks like a gold dot indicates pin1 on the chip - find another diode and see if a gold dot is for the anode, or cathode.
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Old 07-11-2021, 03:23 AM   #3
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Default Re: Component orientation on PS4 Pro

I have a PS4 board here, whilst the layout is slightly different it does have a diode marked A1, there's no dot but it does have a band. I thought the band indicated it was the cathode.

Your diode wants to be the other way round.
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