Re: C128 repair advice...

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 2002-02-24 23:42:16

On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote:

> Well, as the Z80 is the one which gains control after power-up, if it
> failed, the C128 will not start up at all (blank screen). As this is exactly
> your symptom and the Z80 is "hotter than normal", I would expect that to
> be failed.

Or something to do with the Z80, at least. Possibly one of the bus
transceiver chips connected to the Z80 has failed, or even one of the
inputs controlling it. That might cause it to do nasty things on the Z80's
bus, which would in turn cause the Z80 to get hot.


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