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Mac SE Caps?

dJOS

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Has any one got a definitive list of the Mac SE (not /30) Caps both in the PSU and logic boards?

I'd like to order a set of caps and would prefer not to take my SE apart if I dont need to. I think my PSU caps are on the way out as the machine has become extremely unstable and wont boot of anything (HD/Floppy/Ext-SCSI device) anymore.
 

3pcedev

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I would highly recommend you pull apart your unit and catalogue the exact capacitors. All the lists on the internet I found were correct; however incomplete. Things like the PSU capacitor list only included the DC filter caps; this was an issue for me as I wanted to go belt and braces and replace all electrolytics. As for the power supply there are two variants; you will need to disassemble anyway in order to ascertain which one you have. The only complete list I found was for the analogue board itself.

As for the SE logic board you will notice it is similar to a plus; it doesn't use the usual leaky SMT capacitors. Mine were all fine and I did not bother replacing them.

Analogue board (This is complete, matched fine with mine): http://www.digikey.com/classic/Ordering/AddPart.aspx?WT.z_cid=Shared_Cart

Power supply (SONY, only DC filter caps): http://www.maccaps.com/MacCaps/Capacitor_Reference/Entries/2014/10/9_Macintosh_SE_30_Sony_PSU.html

Power supply (not Sony, only DC filter caps): http://www.maccaps.com/MacCaps/Capa...es/2015/6/1_Macintosh_SE_30_PSU_not_SONY.html
 

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Thanks Mate, good info - last time I took it apart, the axial caps on the mainboard looked fine - but you are right, It's worth pulling it apart and replacing them all.
 
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