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After that cap smoked, the scope worked okay with the blown cap in it. I did replace both line caps along with the electrolytics. Hopefully it's cured for as long as I'll be using it.
Barry - N4BUQ
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From: "Keith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 12:28:43 PM
Subject: Re: [TekScopes] explosion mystery on my 7104
Curiously, my 2445b just blew the same part. unlike you, I got the smoke and
the magnificent sonics and everything. Did you replace yours? My scope seems
to be working fine without it, but of course this is an illusion, right? :-)
Weird that both our 2445 series would blow their tops at around the same
time. Mine has about 20k hours on it.