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Standby mode capacitor problem?

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Re: standby mode

A shipment of new boards is now available. You can purchase one from the distributor Vance Baldwin.
if the capacitor didnt fix it, it must have more problems, and those other parts were not available.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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