Even if your DUO works today, it may not tomorrow. I consider this an essential repair. They will suffer capacitor problems, if they aren't already. This kit replaces all internal NEC surface mount caps with new radial lead capacitors. It includes all the capacitors used for the Turbo Duo & PC Engine DUO consoles.
Cap kits are made using name brand, high quality parts from Nichicon, Panasonic and occasionally other high quality brands. This kit is not assembled from "old stock" or knock-off capacitors.
Leaking & Aging capacitors can lead to the following problems:
1) Low audio on certain tracks or games.
2) Low brightness on video output, colors out of spec.
3) CD reliability issues.
- The kit includes all the radial mount aluminum electrolytic capacitors. Cap kits are made using name brand, high quality parts from Nichicon, Panasonic, and other reputable companies.
- This repair takes considerable soldering skills and knowledge. Please don’t attempt this repair without such skills. Furthermore soldering equipment is needed. The repair takes approximately 1.5-2 hours to complete and significant patience. This kit is made for skilled repair techs.