[vcf-midatlantic] Festivus Repair Question - IBM P70 Floppy Drive Re-cap

Jonathan Chapman lists at glitchwrks.com
Mon Nov 22 01:40:52 UTC 2021

If your drive uses 4.7uF bipolar electrolytics on the spindle motor board (if it does there will be three, they look like regular electrolytics with no polarizing marks), you can replace with 4.7uF MLCC in 1206 surface mount packaging. We've been doing it on all PS/2 drives we fix up.


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On Sunday, November 21st, 2021 at 20:36, Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Yep! Order the parts, and one of us can help you.
> -   Alex
>     On Sun, Nov 21, 2021 at 2:45 PM Bart Hirst via vcf-midatlantic <
>     vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > Hello, I have a working IBM P70, but the floppy drive needs to be
> >
> > recapped. Is this something that could be done at the Festivus repair
> >
> > workshop? If so, I'll order the parts and sign up. thanks! Bart

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