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IC chip burned

Hi I put 2 AA batteries on my vivicam and plug a DC adaptor ,it start to swich on and off and then stop , it doesn't work anymore, I open it and saw a chip burned U8, it is 3x3 mm an I don't know what is it! maybe a regulator?
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I don't know but maybe can be a IC LP2951
http://www.national.com/mpf/LP/LP2951.html

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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