Re: [stella] Super Pong schematics?

Subject: Re: [stella] Super Pong schematics?
From: Adam Thornton <adam@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 12:03:37 -0500
On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 09:52:46AM -0700, John Saeger wrote:
> One of my other hobbies is old vacuum tube radios and it seems like I'm
> always replacing capacitors.  Sometimes I'll replace them all.  The really
> old ones tend to be waxy-gooey-oily and are quite failure prone, not to
> mention the fire-hazard.  Beyond a certain age, they're even more failure
> prone than the vacuum tubes.  But for video games, I'm not sure.  Those
> capacitors are more modern.  But they still may be a good guess.  Especially
> electrolytics.

Well, bumping the supply voltage got rid of the problem, at least last
night, and since I think I'm going to have to cut the heads off the
screws to get into the case, I'm inclined to just leave it until it
fails more authoritatively.

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