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Yeah, the best defence is keeping your hands dry to increase resistance. Voltage won't kill you but amps will. Keep the resistance up and you'll be fine. I've shocked myself on 120V a few times, its not bad as long as you like tingly limbs.
Lol try a 240v sump pump they hurt lol but dont kill amps are what kills but if you get shocked in right place any amp could stop your heart.
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rite well i shall unplug it now leave it off for a few days pressing the power button loads!! hope that does something....and i will do some serious research before attempting this but im defo gna do it, a bit of experience is a good thing i say!, well i shall keep you all updated on my progress, any tips/hints or guides are greatly appreciated though so keep them coming
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before you start working on it, let the capacitors drain so you don't go and kill yourself as it will nullify the project.
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before you start working on it, let the capacitors drain so you don't go and kill yourself as it will nullify the project.
lol yeah there is that. Also when you have it open be sure TO NOT connect the positive and negative soldered points of a power cap with the palm of your hand like I did...Ouch.
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lol yeah there is that. Also when you have it open be sure TO NOT connect the positive and negative soldered points of a power cap with the palm of your hand like I did...Ouch.
rest assure guys and girlies, i will do this with my up most due care and attention ( i will not try to complete this project with 20 pints of beer in me )

first of all im going to let the power drain out of the monitor (its been unplugged now for 1 day solid) ill more than likely leave it 1 week, i will then take it apart and find out what size capacitors i need, hopefully it will say what size they are on top!
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rest assure guys and girlies, i will do this with my up most due care and attention ( i will not try to complete this project with 20 pints of beer in me )

first of all im going to let the power drain out of the monitor (its been unplugged now for 1 day solid) ill more than likely leave it 1 week, i will then take it apart and find out what size capacitors i need, hopefully it will say what size they are on top!
Dont lick it either
post #47 of 47
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well guys and girls me and ENTERPRISE set to work on the monitor this weekend! we needed 7 capacitors and had to buy 150 of them as they didn't have them individually at maplin :@, purchased a soldering iron and some solder! took the monitor apart and placed the new capacitor in place and it worked am very happy! now me and ENTERPRISE are on the look out to purchase some broken xerox monitors and we are pro's at repairing them now

thanks for all your help though guys much appreciated!
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