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by docrv
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: TWEAKS & FIXES
Topic: STe replacing motheboard capacitors
Replies: 0
Views: 545

STe replacing motheboard capacitors

Hello guys, Just to give you a feedback on changing the STe CA4003290 motherboard capacitors. Qty original new value 11 16V 47 uF 16V 47 uF 6 16V 100 uF 16V 120 uF 2 35V 10 uF 50V 15 uF 4 35V 4,7 uF 50V 6,8 uF 1 35V 470 uF 50V 560 uF (C216) 1 16V 4700 uF 16V 5100 uF (C103) 1 16V 22 uF 25V 68 uF (C10...
by docrv
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: STe - one controler port dead
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: STe - one controler port dead

Hello friends, I spend an hour to redo 80% of the contacts, and it worked ! Same treatment for some soldering points on the motherboard that didn't look healthy (keyboard connector and the blue filters). "The mouse only works in 1 port". Thanks for the reminder. I forgot my basics ;-) The issue is g...
by docrv
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: STe - one controler port dead
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: STe - one controler port dead

Hi Exxos,

So kind to reply.
Yes, I crossed check with a (working) mouse and a (working) joystick. Everything is allright using the left port, but joy & mouse are not working when using the right port. Therefore I think we can assume the port is the issue.

Thanks.
by docrv
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: STe - one controler port dead
Replies: 5
Views: 535

STe - one controler port dead

Hello all, My STe right mouse controler port looks dead, despite of resoldering many contacts (following Exxos "PART 4 - Keyboard" procedure). I've double checked by controling continuity between the port pins and various contact on the keyboard board. Everything looks good. Is there something else ...
by docrv
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Topic: Nice to meet you !
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Nice to meet you !

Hello everyone, First, let me thank you all (and especially Exxos) for making this great communauty happens ! I'm 47, french (nobody's perfect !), living near Paris. I've got a 2Mo Atari STe (later model) I'm trying to resurect. I'd been using it for playing music (a little) and ruining my scholarsh...

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