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by mattsoft
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen

exxos wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:53 pm
If the PSU hasn't been recapped then that could be a issue.
It has not been recapped. I'll let it run some more and see if I can reproduce. If it acts up again, I'll measure PSU voltage and go from there. Thanks!
by mattsoft
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Plastic yellowing: Light + heat?
Replies: 10
Views: 1083

Re: Plastic yellowing: Light + heat?

Not entirely ST-related, but definitely yellowing related: I have a PC PS/2 keyboard (from an old Sony VAIO) that was yellow on the outside AND on the inside! Since the inside is mostly protected from light, clearly another force was at play -- obviously time and plastic materials, but probably heat...
by mattsoft
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen

Could be the reset switch has broke if it was working before you pressed it ? Yeah, that could be possible. When I press the reset button, nothing seemingly happens. UPDATE: this morning, approx. 12 hours after last use, I powered on and everything works fine now. :shock: Maybe having the ST run fo...
by mattsoft
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: HARDWARE ISSUES
Topic: Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Atari Mega ST 2 White Screen

Hi all - Tonight we were playing some games on my Mega ST 2 and I noticed some horizontal lines on the screen. At first I though it was the monitor, but then I hit the reset button and the ST never came back. Instead, I just get a white screen -- no floppy access. The keyboard LED does light up thou...

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