- Registered: 2016-12-05
- Posts: 4
My Classic has Sick Mac screen with all (16) Zeros!!
I have a mac classic that booted to a grey screen (the one pre happy mac screen) and looking at the board itself ... some leaky caps, so I pulled the ROM chip out along with the battery.
and immersed the motherboard in soapy water for an hour according to this video:
I left it to dry in front of a fan from 11pm last night and 12 hours later put it all back together. Instead of the grey screen now it gave me a sad mac with error number:
that don't seem to match any website I've seen so far which includes:
Any ideas ??
Last edited by Jeffooi (2016-12-09 03:30:47)
- From: Corvallis, OR
- Registered: 2014-05-12
- Posts: 931
Re: My Classic has Sick Mac screen with all (16) Zeros!!
The only cure for leaking capacitors is replacement.
Daily Drivers: 27" iMac 2.8 GHz Quad-Core i7 (Late 2009), 21.5" iMac 2.7GHz Quad-Core i5 (Late 2013), 11" Macbook Air 1.6 GHz i5 (Mid-2011)
See the restored heroes here.