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    Ok no problem! I'm going to be doing some more...

    Ok no problem! I'm going to be doing some more reading first before attempting it, so all good - thanks again!
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    Hi modem7- thank you very much for your detailed...

    Hi modem7- thank you very much for your detailed reply and kind offer to fix the board!
    Unfortunately I'm not in Australia and I would like to build up the skills to fix it myself, but it was never...
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    I've checked levels on several of the main ICs....

    I've checked levels on several of the main ICs. Clocks seem to be in the right places, and Vcc and GND levels look correct.
    Unfortunately I'm not sure much else is. A lot of pins, like the 8088...
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    Trying to revive "dead" 5160 motherboard

    Hi all,

    Iím having issues with the 64-256KB motherboard in my IBM 5160. It was working fine a few months a go but when I went to power it on recently, the fan turned in the PSU but nothing came up...
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    Brilliant - that is super helpful! The traces...

    Brilliant - that is super helpful!

    The traces are a bit more interesting than I expected.

    It looks like Pins 1, 20 and 33 of the 8088 are all fed from pin 33 of the cable (motherboard).
    Then...
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    Hi Chris_nh, This is a very cool card - thank...

    Hi Chris_nh,

    This is a very cool card - thank you for sharing it with us!

    If it's not too much trouble, would it be possible to take some pictures of the daughtercard?
    This is what is sitting...
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    Hi Chris_nh, This is a very cool card - thank...

    Hi Chris_nh,

    This is a very cool card - thank you for sharing it with us!

    If it's not too much trouble, would it be possible to take some pictures of the daughtercard?
    This is what is sitting...
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    Ok - old solder removed and lead filed to a...

    Ok - old solder removed and lead filed to a shine..

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    Amateurish dollop of fresh solder..

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    Great, many thanks. Will get to work on that coil...

    Great, many thanks. Will get to work on that coil and report back.
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    Finally got back to this. C505 seems to be ok,...

    Finally got back to this.

    C505 seems to be ok, no obvious bulging or leaking.
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    L502 (170312) has definite leakage visible at the base, as well as on the underside of the PCB.
    46166...
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    Orchid Tiny Turbo 286 (non-working)

    I have an Orchid Tiny Turbo without the cable or daughtercard that I'm trying to get going.

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    I was able to source what I think is a functional equivalent for the daughtercard, that has the...
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    Thanks everyone! Will check the coils and caps...

    Thanks everyone!

    Will check the coils and caps and report back.
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    Thank you everyone for the help. I have some...

    Thank you everyone for the help. I have some electronics experience but not with CRTs and all the hazards that come with them.

    I guess I was trying to gauge the scale of the problem. I'm keen (but...
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    Faulty IBM 5151

    I was recently given a faulty IBM 5151 monitor.

    It powers on fine and has good brightness levels but the horizontal view has collapsed to a narrow strip in the centre of the screen.

    The picture...
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