14 Mar 2018

Lethal Enforcers - Konami 1992 (repair log)

As usual with the Konami boards of this era, the SMD capacitors on the custom audio module have leaked resulting in a mute game.

First thing to do is to remove the black paint. In my case it was not too hard, the electrolyte leakage had degraded the paint. I rubbed the concerned areas with a toothbrush:



Then I removed the faulty capacitors:


I've made a small schematic to help you identify the capacitors polarity and value:


As expected once replaced the game works just perfectly fine.




Game fixed.

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