Missing capacitor

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Missing capacitor

Unread postby JonathanG » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:08 pm

Hi, My camera no longer works and I am past the warranty period. It appears that a component has fallen off. It's labelled "L6" on the lower right corner of the board (very close to the screw). I have another oCAM and compared it. It looks like the missing component is a 1005 surface mounted capacitor but I'm not sure, and I don't want to try to figure it out lest I accidentally dislodge the component on the working board. Can you please tell me what the component is so I can replace it?

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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby odroid » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:14 pm

Can you please take a picture and post it?
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby JonathanG » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:40 pm

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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby odroid » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:52 pm

It should be an inductor.
WITHROBOT people will let you know the inductor specification tomorrow.
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby WITHROBOT » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:14 pm

We are sorry but you need wait until next Monday when our engineers come back from the Lunar New Year's Holiday vacation.
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby odroid » Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:45 am

The L6 is a 1005(0402) size bead with 300~600 Ohms resistance.
You can solder a small wire or 0 Ohm resistor.
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby JonathanG » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:51 am

I’m sorry but I dont understand. I know the size is 1005(0402) but don’t know what a “small bead” is. And I don’t understand what you mean by soldering a wire to it. Are you saying that, in lieu of the components, we could comment the leads with a small wire? Thanks.
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby odroid » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:57 am

Yes.
Because the bead is a sort of inductor for reducing the power noise, you can replace the bead with a conductive wire since there is no serious noise on the power rails.
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Re: Missing capacitor

Unread postby JonathanG » Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:05 pm

Thanks
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