Storage Hazards

From: Gordon JC Pearce <>
Date: Fri Oct 8 14:19:39 2004

Marvin Johnston wrote:

> * Leaky nicad batteries that will "eat" the circuit board traces
> The early computers that come quickly to mind are the TRS-100, Lobo
> Drives Max 80, NEC 8201A, 286 and later motherboards, and S-100
> CompuWatch Clock/Calendar boards. Any others that should be added to
> this list?

A lot of the elderly synthesizers I work on suffer from this. For some
reason, Polysixes seem to suffer from this particularly badly - maybe it
was that particular make of battery?

Received on Fri Oct 08 2004 - 14:19:39 BST

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