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Offline berks

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NC200 failure magically solved
« on: 17:57, 03 September 19 »

I started writing this post about my non-working NC200, but when I turned it on to record the failure (light goes on, nothing on screen, one beep is heard and it turns back off) it just worked! so I guess I'm writing this now to share my happiness with you all :)

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #1 on: 17:59, 03 September 19 »
Congratulation to your "repair"  :laugh:

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #2 on: 10:03, 04 September 19 »
I started writing this post about my non-working NC200, but when I turned it on to record the failure (light goes on, nothing on screen, one beep is heard and it turns back off) it just worked! so I guess I'm writing this now to share my happiness with you all :)

You'll be back soon. That sounds like the capacitors are starting to fail.

Bryce.

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #3 on: 11:41, 04 September 19 »
Ouch! Thanks for the heads up Bryce. I guess it's time to learn to solder before it's too late  :-X

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #4 on: 11:46, 04 September 19 »
I wouldn't do anything just yet. If it starts getting less reliable, crashing or not booting, then it's time to get out the iron.

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #5 on: 17:01, 05 September 19 »
I booted it up today with C batteries that I just received from Amazon and it's still going strong. I previously used a PSU from Simulant (I got one for the NC100 too) and this gives me a bit more mobility.


I couldn't resist to share a piccie of the NC200 with you all. Isn't it the prettiest thing ever?

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Re: NC200 failure magically solved
« Reply #6 on: 09:40, 06 September 19 »
The capacitors function is much less critical when running off batteries. You'll start to see non-booting / crashes much earlier when using a PSU.

Bryce.