RE: Fixing the C900 power supply

From: Martin Hoffmann-Vetter <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2015 17:19:24 +0100
Message-ID: <005901d02c28$09390470$>
Hello Michau,

>> My C128DCR's PSU had those golden coloured ROE electrolytic caps as
>> well, and in my case two of those were shorted.
> There are indeed five of them there. They are labeled something like
> "2200/15" - I assume this means 220o uF and 5 Volts?

Yes, 2200/15 means the capacity of 2200 µF and a proof voltage of max. 15V. Normally the caps need a proof voltage of the double norminally voltage. Higher is good (for longer life) but not needed. So the caps in the 5V way must be 10V, in the 12V way you need 25V.


       Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Received on 2015-01-09 17:01:27

Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0.