> > Could a couple of you guys take a look at this:
> > http://www.fileswap.com/folder/OanqCBzs/
> > Looks like it shorted out and separated from the board?
> > Repairable? Or is the board probably dead? Just got it out of the cab tonight so I
> > still have to check the power on that. I know those 2 are for the 5V supplies. Any
> > suggestions would be appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Bill
> Shorted really isn't the right term. Usually that happens from age and use, or from
> too much current being drawn off those pins, bad grounding, etc.
> IIRC (please verify this with a continuity test) The 4 pin power connector on that
> board (in the same image) are tied to the the JAMMA pins. That connector is rated to
> 8 amps, so you should be OK to leave the pin as-is, as long as the 4 pin is connected
> as a POWER INPUT in conjunction with the JAMMA harness to a power supply. Power the
> hard drive from the power supply directly. Powering it right off the board could have
> been a contributory factor to the pin issue.
> There are only two repairs you can do to the PCB. Foil trace tape/retracing, or
> soldering a secondary connector to that trace at a through-hole point.
> The first option NEVER works right, the new trace always peels up. The second option
> is your best bet.
I can confirm this works. I was playing Gauntlet that same way.
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