Tag Archive: Grubby

Sep 18

Black Screen of SNES

PCB from Super Bomberman 2 cartridge non-working

I have a load of old consoles lying around, including a SNES with a pile of games I picked up cheaply after the N64 released. While all the games worked perfectly 15 years ago, trying them again now, some would do nothing other than display a black screen when the console was powered up.

Jul 07

Got an RX8? Replace your coils!

Yuck, white spot on the coil where it has been arcing to the plate it's attached to

Really! Your rotary mechanical marvel may be dying