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Subject: Re: i knew better but......
From: Andreas Stemmer (
Date: 2004-04-06

Brendan Hack wrote:
> I couldn't see any craters so I assume my problem is with the MC34063A.
> That is unless the bead you mention is on the underside of the board
> though from what I can tell the +ve traces from the plug to the chip are
> all on the top. The MC itself looks alright (doesn't look burnt or
> anything, though the smell it still there), are there any test I can do
> with my multimeter to check it?

Test if the input voltage from the charger arrives at the MC34063A (Pin 6).
If you have a proper input voltage at the MC34063A but no/wrong output, it'll
probably be blown.



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