Re: [NTLK] smoking Newt

From: Frank Gruendel (
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 16:44:20 PDT

> If you open your Newt and you find a diode with
> a label D2 next to it on the logic board close to
> the power plug and this diode looks somehow
> burned/black/dark brown, it is time to exchange it.
> I herewith quote a mail from Mr. PCBMan:
> The part was originally made by General Instruments KNP76GI.
> Vishay Semiconductor bought them. The part crosses to TPSMB10.

The quote is correct, however, David said that this
component is not a zener, but a transorb. Please see my other


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