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Panasonic AG-DS850 - SMD cap failures

Hi - would you happen to know or have a list of the capacitorslocationsthat commonly fail causing poor video? There is a ton of capson thevideo and Y/C boards.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

Ken

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Best approach is to replace them ALL. what hasn't failed yet will do so in the future and come back to bite you. you can change out all the caps in an afternoon if you don't get interrupted.

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