Jan 162018
 

Received from Austria this pretty mint Xexex PCB:

According to the owner the board had only faint sound but actually it was not booting for me resetting on attract mode:

At a closer inspection I found some lifted pins of the custom ‘053250’ which I promptly reflowed :

Finally the board successfully booted but, as expected, with very low sound , you could barely hear it with volume set at maximum level though:

Obviously the culprit was the ‘054544’ hybrid audio module:

I removed it and changed all the electrolytic capacitors (repainting it as well)

This restored full sound.Then I thought this was the right chance to try out my reproduction:

Testing was successful :

 Posted by at 10:21 pm