View Full Version : How to clean boards and connections

April 14th, 2007, 05:24 AM
I have several old CP/M computers that I am trying to restore. What would be the best method to clean corosion and years of dust from the boards Some of the chips have a white powder on them and are stuck in the sockets. I have tried cans of compressed air to get the worst dirt off but wondered if the boards could be cleaned off with some solution that would not harm them .Some of the drive connectors also need to be cleaned and a few drives are filled with years of dust I would like to restore these machines so any suggestions would be appreciated Gary

April 14th, 2007, 07:02 AM
Do a search on this website. I am sure we just had some threads on exactly this subject.

April 14th, 2007, 01:37 PM
Try using rubbing alcohol on the connectors, an air compressor on the drives, & (maybe) the wash & bake method on the boards.