[OT] Dodgy electrolytic in 3COM hub

From: Witchy <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Mon Mar 15 18:08:31 2004

Hi Sellam,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces_at_classiccmp.org
> [mailto:cctalk-bounces_at_classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Vintage
> Computer Festival
> Sent: 15 March 2004 13:12
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> Subject: Re: [OT] Dodgy electrolytic in 3COM hub
> Is this a 3Com OfficeConnect Dual Speed Hub 8? If so, I
> posted about this very problem not two months ago. I was
> told to replace the cap. Not surprisingly, I never got
> around to doing it (it's still on the list o'
> things to do) so I can't tell you if that fixed the problem
> (mine was more of a loud hiss) or not.

Yeah, I suppose you could say it was a loud hiss. Certainly enough to be
Very Annoying, even louder than the 2 machines that run here all the time! 2
months ago was the time of my Great Classiccmp Folder Meltdown so I wouldn't
be surprised if your message was in the lot that got lost before
classiccmpers came to the rescue :) A year's worth of messages to go through
- yay. Still, I'll blame Office 2003 for changing folder behaviour!

I need to get this fixed so I'll report back whether it works or not.


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Received on Mon Mar 15 2004 - 18:08:31 GMT

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