Date : Sat, 14 Jun 2003 10:01:23 +0100
From : Sprow <info@...>
Subject: Re: BBC B PSU delay
In article <779b2a24c%mjfoot@...>,
Michael Foot <mjfoot@...> wrote:
> My Model B takes a couple of minutes to start up from a cold switch on,
> but starts straight away everytime after that. Could someone remind me
> which part of the PSU needs replacing to cure this?
Time to replace the startup capacitor.
>From memory its a 100uF capacitor sat on its own nearer the mains end.If you
can take a photo of it and email it to me I'll point it out - I only have
Masters here at the moment.
Recommend replacing it with a 105 deg C one so it doesn't dry out so fast
(well,21 years isn't too bad),