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It sounds like that you got a power surge and what you need is a meter with a diode check, and you need to start checking are the semiconductors for a dead shot. If you get a reading on any conductivity on any leg Reading .3-.7 on any leg, that component is probaby OK, Some Diodes will re shorted in the circuit and you would have to remove them and checked them again.
Or you can take the power supply and ask them to replace the bad components and recap it for you and you will give them about 150-200. I just did one for a friend of mine for 55 dollars. He bought the supply to me and I refurbished it.
I'm following you, Joe. Do you think a novice like me could use a print on the thing? Or should I just take the bad caps/ semi conductors to my local Radio Shack to help me identify the values/ types? Thanks in the mean time! Guy
We recap dead power supples all the time here in las vegas and it brings most of them back a live without replacing semiconductors. That would be a go place cheap place to start. Make sure to put electronlyic caps in right porlaity or they will blow up.