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Submit your Atari PSU blow up images here :)

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Another blown cap - image from Andy Bailey.

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The latter one is tricky to spot, as they have a dome-shaped plastic cover on top, so you never know if it's the capacitor "ready to explode" or just the cap looks like this.
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tzok wrote: Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:09 pm The latter one is tricky to spot, as they have a dome-shaped plastic cover on top, so you never know if it's the capacitor "ready to explode" or just the cap looks like this.
I just got one of these!!

The plastic dome is really quite annoying and unnecessary, not sure what they were thinking!
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