4 thoughts on “Exploding capacitor caught on film – SupraDrive Removable Hard Drive – Part 1.

  • May 20, 2017 at 11:39 am

    OMG! So much magic smoke. 🙁 I hope no permanent damage was done.

    • May 21, 2017 at 1:57 am

      I’m hoping there’s no damage too. I may look at powering up the Syquest drive with a modified ATX power supply, just to test it.

  • June 14, 2017 at 8:14 pm

    Oh my, I hope there was no damage to the Amiga! Have you ever heard the joke that electronics run on smoke? When you let the smoke out they don’t work anymore! 😉

    • June 14, 2017 at 10:04 pm

      No damage to either the Syquest drive or the Amiga thankfully. Just the capacitor blew. I have replaced all of the capacitors and the power supply is fine. I’m going to install a brand new power supply just in case the old one is dodgy.

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