[sebhc] Floppy drive circuit boards

Mark Garlanger garlanger at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 00:38:20 CDT 2006

On 9/23/06, Lauren and Max Scane <mscane at bigpond.com> wrote:

> I had the same problem, L5 burned up on power up.  The fault turned out
> to be a shorted cap. If I remember correctly it was C3 that was at
> fault. I also decided to replace all the electrolytic caps (especially
> the tantalums) given its age.  The drive works fine now.

That's probably it... looking at the schematic, if C3 (or C4) shorted,
L5 would be the next thing to fail.
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