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The end of my CM14?
« on: 19:46, 19 March 21 »
There I was, enjoying a nice afternoon of gaming on 6128+ when suddenly the image on the monitor goes almost white I think there was a slight noise of some sort.

The end result is, that the image looks incredibly bright, and there's a sharp white line towards the top of the image, going across at a slight angle....

Has my monitor had it?

The first image is with the CPC switched on, the second image is with the CPC switched off.


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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #1 on: 20:30, 19 March 21 »
No. As long as you have a white picture you don't have a fried LOPT. Most likely a transistor or capacitor has just died and those are all replaceable.

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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #2 on: 21:36, 19 March 21 »
Phew, thanks Bryce. I was worried it might be something terminal.
Just need to find someone local to have a look as I don't deal with voltages over 5 (ok, I might stretch to 12 at a push)
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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #3 on: 22:12, 19 March 21 »
Phew, thanks Bryce. I was worried it might be something terminal.
Just need to find someone local to have a look as I don't deal with voltages over 5 (ok, I might stretch to 12 at a push)

Send me a PM and let me know what corner of the Island you're on and I'll recommend someone. I know quite a few Hardware repair guys over in the UK.

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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #4 on: 17:49, 21 March 21 »
im happy to have a look at it for you,im in the uk ,birmingham
if you can drop it to me,then alls good



bryce contacted me over on amibay,thank you bryce,looks fixable to me its mostly working,i have a couple of ideas
so balls in your court now




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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #5 on: 18:56, 02 April 21 »
im going to call this repaired,a few cold solder joinjts on the brightness pot and a funky capacitor in the sub bright control c440
i spoke too soon the first time and it didnt pass a burn in test :-X  and it went bad as i was typing a message,but it seems to be fixed now


edit: i meant to say soak test,instead of burn in(was playing the game),my appologie,its to find any unexpected faults while running like scratchy pots and faults that develope over time




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Re: The end of my CM14?
« Reply #6 on: 19:55, 02 April 21 »
That looks crisp and stable. I'd call that a win.

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