Famicom Restarts on its own.

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LasseLömsk
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Famicom Restarts on its own.

Post by LasseLömsk » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:43 am

Hi everyone!
So, my Famicom, which has worked fine until yesterday (and previously had a AV mod) has started having issues. I'm hoping there is some kind of easy solution such as changing a capacitor or something and that you guys can help me figure it out.

Behaviour: When i start a game the game runs just fine for about 40 sec or something and the famicom resets itself. Then after that first restarts it will go on for a much shorter while until it resests again, then it picks up speed and after a few seconds it just continuously resets and nothing else.

What can the problem be?


Best Regards Lasse!

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Re: Famicom Restarts on its own.

Post by lidnariq » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 am

Probably the power supply; your symptoms describe some kind of thermal effect.

LasseLömsk
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Re: Famicom Restarts on its own.

Post by LasseLömsk » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:56 am

lidnariq wrote:
Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 am
Probably the power supply; your symptoms describe some kind of thermal effect.
Then I feel lucky. I have an extra famicom power supply just lying around. Also there are ways to make it go off 5v USB.
A bit of work but it might do.

Thanks!

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