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Old 18th Aug 2017, 10:07 am   #8
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Default Re: Any Acorn A3000/10/20 Users here?

They are good machines. Definitely worth it.

Watch out for three problems though:

1. They tend to blow up after a few minutes if they've been sitting around for 20 years. Check the shiny gold RIFA X2 capacitors in the power supply - it's always them.
2. There are occasionally leaked batteries inside them.
3. Forget about setting the date post-Y2K unless you have a patched ROM.
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