[Coco] Technical question
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Fri Mar 6 20:50:55 EST 2009
On Friday 06 March 2009, Robert Gault wrote:
>> I was given a CoCo3, but it doesn't work. The MOTORON and MOTOROFF
>> functions do not work. The RF to the TV is EXTREMELY snowy and full of
>> Question #1-can all this be fixed?
>> Question #2-can all this be fixed for a reasonable price?
>> Question #3-is it worth it?
>Many if not most Coco3 problems can be "cured" by removing the GIME
>(large square chip) from its socket and re-seating it. It's an oxidation
>problem. Be careful, you will need something better than two small
>screwdrivers to do this without causing damage.
That gizmo is called a PLCC puller, and the shack used to have them for about
a tenner. Ingenious little mechanism too.
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