Osborne OCC1

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Thu Oct 4 21:30:45 2001

At 09:49 PM 10/4/01 -0400, you wrote:
>#> The MODEM is sort of rare and it and the disks are worth a few bucks
>#>the smoking Oz is $5 item IMO.
>In fairness, the smoke is most likely coming from a burning resistor in
the power supply (I have had this
>happen in several O1 computers in the past) and is a $.30 5-minute repair.

     I would check the capacitors in the power supply. There's a good
chance that one of them is beginning to short out and is drawing excessive
current from the power supply and that is causing the current limiting
resistor to overheat.

Received on Thu Oct 04 2001 - 21:30:45 BST

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