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Old 09 January 2011, 15:57   #1535

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Originally Posted by gibs View Post

I'm worried for the keyboard ribbon cable.
As for example in the ZX Spectrum "Issue Two" board the heatsink has burnt all the ribbons. Then Sinclair has released the "Issue 3b" with a heatsink relocated.

On the ACA630 the surface of the heatsink cover all the ribbon cable. It is as hot and large than you could cook a egg on it.
I'm going to look for a way to protect the ribbon cable.

BTW, some people asked me what I think about the ACA630, I did a video:
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It will be fine.

If you feel happy in adding a cooling method, thats up to you.
However adding heatsinks and fans etc etc, will proberly void your warranty.

Last edited by FOL; 09 January 2011 at 16:23. Reason: Cant be bothered.
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