I ****ing fixed it! - ElectronicspiratagaAdjust content blockingContent Blocking nextrandomComment Prev Next So, a few days ago I posted this call for help You need to login to view this link with a circuit board I was trying to build. A transistor exploded and hit me in the face. I replaced it, the new one also exploded. Some really nice FJers helped me with some very good tips and I was finally able to fix the board. This post is dedicated to them. bloorajah sonjaynooy danjal hellscythe copperheadz moosaysthecal MaliciousMike arsenalthegunners You guys are da real MVPs The first culprit. I was only able to find out that this chip was cracked thanks to my new microscope, that crack was almost invisible to the naked eyeCracked chip was connected directly to the explosive 9014 transistorHow my desk usually looks likeThe aftermath of the battleAll the parts I ended up substituting (plus one transistor that's missing from the pic) next +52 -Favorite +Favorite Unsub from pirataga Subscribe to pirataga Unblock User's Content Block User's Content FJ needs your help to survive! Be a hero, support FJ via Patreon: Receive hats, username change ability, no ads, colored text, and more.