'Blew up my PICSTART 16B last night.'
|> Hmmm, you mean with the pins sticking up in the air? :) I have done it
> hundreds of times w/o any problems
> Go down to altex or MC Howards(both just south of IBM) and get a new
> 4066BE desolder the old one and replace it. I have had one go bad on me
> too(if that is in fact what yours is). Check the crystal and make sure
> it is osc'ing. Check the 7805 and make sure it is regulating to 5V and
> not something like 20.
So, what is a 4066? I don't remember even seeing it on the board. If it was
on the board, it wasn't hot. Do you remember the scenerio with yours? Did
the 4066 get hot on you?
> Zerox the invoice. Change the data to 9 months ago by cutting out
> numbers with an exacto knife. Paste them on the xroxed invoice. Xerox
> again. Cool! now its not a year old :)
:) Yeah, yeah!
-- Paul Greenwood -- (austin.ibm.com) pablo
But scientists, who ought to know
Assure us that it must be so.
Oh, let us never, never doubt
What nobody is sure about.
-- Hilaire Belloc
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