CURRENT incredibly slow

Charles Swiger cswiger at
Wed Jan 25 15:15:25 PST 2006

On Jan 25, 2006, at 5:15 PM, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> P> More likely, there's some semi-conductive gunge left behind.  You
> P> probably need to disassemble it and give it a good scrub with (eg)
> P> iso-propyl alcohol.
> I washed it with ethanol thoroughly the day the wine was poured in. I
> think that the problem is not in gunge, but in corroded contacts in
> slot and on RAM.

You might try something called "electrical contact cleaner", sold by  
Radio Shack and suchlike, it's a CFC aerosol spray intended for this  
sort of problem.  Some variants include a non-conductive lubricant  
(ie, Teflon) to help smooth noisy potentiometers and the like...


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