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Motherboard component ID

Something exploded on the top side of the motherboard near the av port. More specifically it's the brown 2 pin something to the left of the board label " TH2401 ". Can somebody tell me what is marked on it? should have a weird x symbol. Extra points: what is it? It seems to be th2401 cuz the other "fancy diodes" are labeled also. I'm trying to fix an av out problem.


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Re: Motherboard component ID

Accordianman is right, it's a thermal resistor. You're best bet is to take the entire board to your nearest electronics specialty shop (not Radio Shack) and ask them what the value is. Or you can call the one I normally go to, he is a wizard at finding values of obscure parts like that. It's Tanner Electronics @ 9722428702. It's best to take it in, but if you don't live in the DFW area, it's kind of impossible. Hope that helps.

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Thermal resistor has failed. Not sure of the value. What are you trying to connect?...accordianman

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