Fixing & Servicing a BBC Micro Power Supply after the capacitors explode!

Join me as we repair and service a BBC Micro PSU that has let loose the “Magic Blue Smoke” when the Rifa X2 Suppression capacitors failed. This video is sponsored by https://www.PCBWay.com!

As well as just replacing the RIFA X2 Caps, we also service the entire power supply, using a high quality kit from http://www.retroclinic.com/ – We go through the entire process so that you can do it too! The RetroClinic kit advanced servicing kit gives the PSU better smoothting on the -5v line and is recommended. If you just want to change the blown capacitors then there’s a smaller kit for that too!

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