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Resistor ID.

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Resistor ID.

Postby plam » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:02 am

Hi all,

I blew out a resistor on the center pcb of my hero whilst stuffing up a custom AV cable. The camera still works but no longer has composite video out.

Anyway the resistor is easily accessed so I thought I would swap it out, but given it is burnt I can no longer read the code on it.

It is easily seen with the back case off so I was wondering if anyone had theirs open whether they might check this code for me. I am assuming it is either a 750 OR 000.

I have attached a photo for reference. Any help much appreciated.
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Re: Resistor ID.

Postby flareside » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:09 am

Easily seen ??? :lol: Not with my eyes.


Fortunately, the camera can pick it out with no problem.
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Re: Resistor ID.

Postby plam » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:37 am

Fantastic. Thanks very much for the help.

Yeah you are right about easily seen. I did use a magnifying glass to read it and a macro lens for the photos. But then I thought I was just old.

Niw to see if I can replace that sucker! Aarrggh
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Re: Resistor ID.

Postby Zephski » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:20 am

Did the resister blow from heat while soldering? If not, it usually takes a fair amount of current to toast those resisters in circuit. I'd have to take an educated guess by saying you have more than a resister problem. Also, those PCBs are multilayered and if you applied enough heat to damage a resister then it's a reasonable chance that there are problems with the PCB as well. Or maybe you got really lucky.
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