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Subject: Re: Wrong Polarity, Boom!
From: Daniel Treble (dan_at_zebra.ndo.co.uk)
Date: 2004-07-08


On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 00:36:30 +0200, Andreas Stemmer wrote:

>> While playing round with car charger I've bust my box.
>>
>> Searching for the part I need to replace, I found:
>> http://cool.haxx.se/pipermail/rockbox/2004-April/002435.html
>>
>> But I can't work out if it is this part:
>> http://uk.farnell.com/jsp/endecaSearch/partDetail.jsp?SKU=3004326&N=401
>
> yes it's this one, the SO-8 housing
>
> Perhaps you want to open your box and see if this is the real problem before
> ordering one. I had one jukebox with the same problem (inserted charger with
> wrong polarity) where the broken part was not the voltage regulator but a
> small ferrit bead near the dc connector. You'll easily find the problem by
> looking at the board normally.
>

Thanks Andreas, will do.

Cheers

Dan

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