For Sale: A3000 for repair

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cmorley
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For Sale: A3000 for repair

Post by cmorley » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:24 pm

I recently picked up a fairly cheap A3000. It has battery rot unfortunately. It leaked as far as the keyboard connectors and ruined the flexi - although conductive epoxy might work to repair the pads or glue on wires… I've seen this done. CJE have keyboards for A3000 £36 incl delivery.

I removed the battery, neutralised the battery goo and removed all the corroded/damaged connectors so a clear picture of the damage can be seen. Some traces will need repairing or jumper wires. Doesn't look too bad (compared to Amigas I've seen/repaired).

The floppy drive works. I tested it in another A3000.

The case is dirty but otherwise not in bad shape. Needs a good clean.

It must have old RiscOS ROMs as they are 28 pin jobs.

No mains plug.
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Main board should be repairable by someone with experience. Keyboard is probably only good for spares.

ONO £50 anyone? I can post at cost or collection from Oxford, next RiscOS show or next ABUG.
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