This is what happens when a 25 year old computer backup battery leaks and reacts with a row of capacitors.

And this is what happens to a floppy drive that was mounted directly above the said chemical reaction.

My daughter immediately thought it looked like s’mores.

@splorp Leaked battery + leaked capacitor ☢️ ☢️ ☢️

Maybe start with DI water... then choose between isopropyl alcohol and distilled vinegar. Lots of rinsing!

@niconiconi @splorp

@48kRAM That is exactly what I said when I lifted the drive bays out of the case.

@junkman Macintosh IIcx … fortunately, I have three others with much better boards, soon to be recapped.

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